Second Amendment doesn’t support where we are today

Second Amendment doesn't support where we are today

Hey, all you gunnies who think the United States may infringe on your rights to own an AK-14 or any other gun for that matter. Read the Second Amendment! It is very clear and concise. The real purpose of the Second Amendment was to ensure that a state army – a militia – could be stood up for the defense of the state. The very language of the Second Amendment refutes any argument that it was intended to guarantee every citizen an unfettered right to any kind of weapon he or she desires. Further, this country already has hundreds of legal federal state and local militias. These are the military and police. Further, when the second amendment was written arms were black powder muzzle loaders and swords, not AK-47s and Glocks. Our founding fathers would turn over in their graves to see how this amendment is being so grossly misinterpreted today, not to mention the resultant massive numbers of deaths from unfettered gun ownership. This country is in a gun violence crisis. No other western country in the world has a similar issue, not even close, to the level of gun violence in the U.S. Yea, yea, zealots at the NRA. But I do understand that some people like to shoot guns, and some like to hunt for our diminishing wildlife resources, as I once did over a half a century ago. But even you many good citizen gun owners and all rational thinking and constitutionally literate people know […]

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