The Second Amendment Doesn't Grant The Right To Keep And Bear Arms.
The Second Amendment doesn't grant the right to keep and bear arms.
You already have that right. The Constitution just prohibits the
government from taking it away from you.
The Bill of Rights is a literal and absolute document.
The First Amendment doesn't say you have a right to speak out unless the government has a 'compelling interest' in censoring the Internet....
In recent years it has been suggested that the Second Amendment protects the "collective" right of states to maintain militia
while it does not protect the right of "the people" to keep and bear arms....
Historical examination of the right to bear arms, from English antecedents to the drafting of the Second Amendme
bears proof that the right to bear arms has consistently been, and should still be, construed as an individual right....
A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.
-- The Constitution of the United States of America Amendment 2, 1791...
One promising concept that I came up with right away was that you could manufacture personal air bag
hen get a law passed requiring that they be installed on congressmen to keep them from taking trips....
An hour's perusal of our national charter makes it hard to understand what the argle-bargle is about.
The First Amendment forbids infringments of the freedom of speech "except for commercials on children's television" or "unless somebody says '****' in a rap song or 'chick' on a college campus....
Certainly one of the chief guarantees of freedom under any government, no matter how popular and respected, is the right of the citizens to keep and bear arms.
[...] the right of the citizens to bear arms is just one guarantee against arbitrary government and one more safeguard against a tyranny which now appears remote in America, but which historically has proved to be always possible....
The men and women who founded our country knew, by experience, that there are times when the free person's answer to oppressive government has to be delivered with a bullet.
Thus, the right to bear arms is not just *a* freedom...