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  1. Guy D. Excellent article and explanation. I agree with the fact that we need to maintain strength in order to take action against our government in the event action is needed. With Obama and the United Nations wishing to control gun ownership in the United States the Second Amendment may get tested.

  2. The Second Amendment: So many Americans today have such a limited understanding of our History. So, a bit of a refresher: Q : What had been going on in the 13 colonies that lead up to the American Revolution ? One of the major things was “Taxation without Representation” The mother country of England (in effect) looked down at the colonies as “less than citizens” and refused them to have a say (vote) in the decisions that affected them. The colonies were, for the most part still unsettled (except to what were becomming metro areas… NYC.. Philly… etc) People absolutely NEEDED to be armed against Indians, The lawless (not much of a police force in rural areas) and wild animals. Also hunting was not a sport, but one NECESSARY means of providing food for your family.
    Well along comes the American revolution. And Aside from some ‘Very Dangerous to operate’ cannons, the average settler had the very same armarment as the Soldier, THE MUZZLE LOADING RIFLE. Now remember this. Most of the people that immigrated to the ‘NEW WORLD’ came here because they wanted a new life that was free from the tryanny and persecutions of the old. Free from governments that held that because of your birth (as in royality) you inherited some claim to rule over others and that allowed you a status ‘above the law’ that applied to the common folk ARE YOU GETTING THE PICTURE OF THE SOCIETY IN THE COLONIES ? So (to simplify, and maybe a little overly so) this bunch of common folk, ban together and say “Enough is Enough” and defeat what was at that time the most powerful army in the world, and declare themselves a sovereign nation. They get together to set up a government and make rules… RULES (The Constitution) !! not so much to keep the people in line but to ABSOLUTELY keep the goverment in line. A good example of this is the system of checks and balances… The executive, the judicial, and the legislative branches of governmnet. Rules to keep the government from doing to the people what they had just fought a war to stop. At the same time they added to the RULES, 10 Additions (the first 10 amemdments.. Called THE BILL OF RIGHTS). Again, these are specifically to Protect the people from the Government. I think the importance that they placed on each one of these is indicative of the order they listed them (my opinion) But example, #1 simply Protects the freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and freedom of the press, as well as the right to assemble and petition the government. And than comes #2: 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”. Hummmmmm, ! Interesting !!! First: What is a Militia (look it up if you want) it is defined as:

    mi·li·tia (m-lsh)
    n.
    1. An army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers.
    2. A military force that is not part of a regular army and is subject to call for service in an emergency.

    But Wait, I said above that these First 10 Amendments were called the Bill of Rights, and that they were included to protect the people from the government… Right ?
    Maybe the founding fathers wanted to make sure that the general population would continue to have the means to go hunting to feed their families..
    YEA THINK ???
    YEAH RIGHT !!!!
    They had just finished a war (and won) using what ?? Professional soldiers….
    NOPE !!
    they used an army composed of ordinary citizens, WHO WERE ARMED !
    Remember folks the whole reason for this war… to get rid of an oppressive, NON representive government.
    AND !
    They were trying to make some rules so that over time, the country they were forming would NOT fall into that old trap that power corrupts and absolutely power corrupts absolutely !
    What?? you think I’m imagined this.. Read the Declaration of Independence. It more than just a statement of independence, it is a JUSTIFICATION for the American revolution. The first two paragraphs say it all.
    SO, I think you are getting the picture here. But I’ll state it just to make sure. The founding fathers, having just beat the most powerful army in the world, using nothing but citizen soldiers with their hunting guns (and yes, some cannons) thought it very VERY important that the citizens be armed… JUST IN CASE, the government that they were forming, sometime in the future, got out of hand, became tyrancal and abused the people and their God given rights.
    This folks is the reason for the SECOND AMENDMENT. Not hunting, NOT protecting you and yours from wild animals, indians, or some bad guys. And this is EXACTLY why the left (socialists leaning) wants to put restriction after restriction, leading (they hope) to elimination of the armed citizen. They know they can’t do it all at once…. So they chip away at the 2nd Amendment little by little, hoping to eventually confiscate.
    I realize this is a bit long and will probably generate a rash of responses, so in closing, let me just tell you a bit about me. I am a natural born citizen of the U.S.A. I served in the U.S. Army for almost 7 years (and am proud of doing so) I have a family and contributed to raising 7 wonderful children and now have 12 wonderful grandchildren. I’ve worked all my adult life and always paid my taxes. I believe in God. and last but not least, I am proud to be an American

  3. Reagan signed the ironically named “Firearm Owners Protection Act” of 1986. He has no place among defenders of the 2nd Amendment.

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