One law enforcement officer is not only protecting citizens from criminals, he’s standing up for our constitutional rights. Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke, Jr. received a standing ovation at the 2014 National Rifle Association convention when he stated the seven words he would add to the Second Amendment: “Keep your hands off our guns, dammit.”

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That was in response to John Paul Stevens, retired associate justice of the Supreme Court, saying he would change the Second Amendment to: “A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear arms when serving in a militia shall not be infringed.”

This morning on Fox and Friends, Clarke called Stevens’ recommendation “political hijinks.”

Clarke, a Democrat, said the issue of public safety is bipartisan. After the local government in Milwaukee County cut the police department budget, the sheriff took it upon himself to tell law-abiding citizens that they needed to protect themselves with concealed weapons.

“Survival is the first law of nature and the right of self-defense is a natural right," Clarke said. "I think that most people across America would agree it transcends partisanship. There’s nothing Democrat or Republican about one’s safety.”

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