Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said recently that he believes it’s time to update the Second Amendment.
“I would do guns completely differently,” the billionaire entrepreneur said during an interview with Yahoo Finance’s Andy Serwer that aired Thursday.
Cuban admitted that changing a constitutional amendment would be difficult, but he offered up his three ideas.
The ABC “Shark Tank” co-host said that he “would change the Second Amendment in ways that people probably wouldn’t expect.”
What I would do is this:
1. Every American citizen has the right to own a gun. Period End of story – written in the amendment.
2. The federal government will never be allowed to confiscate that gun from an individual. Period. End of story.
3. States have the right to manage the purchase and ownership and management of guns owned and within their borders. So that if you live in a state like Texas, if the law in Texas is open carry – so be it. If you live in Pennsylvania, where they’re more stringent and they don’t want you to be able to have a gun, other than in your own premise or you know under lock and key, or you have to do a background check, then that’s up to them to decide.
The more than 200-year-old “Second Amendment has been analyzed up and down and backwards and forwards and it’s created its own set of problems,” Cuban added. “Let’s update it.” – READ MORE