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unfortunately, by the wording of the 2nd amendment (to keep and bear arms) there is a clear opening that allows the government to require ID to purchase or obtain the arms.
Originally posted by EvilSadamClone
reply to post by OutKast Searcher
No, you will lose. The 2nd Ammendment was meant for INDIVIDUALS to own firearms.
You don't have to join a militia to own one.
Originally posted by OutKast Searcher
reply to post by FreeFromTheHerd
The national guard didnt exist at the time the Constitution was written. Your argument is both factually incorrect and laughable.
Handguns and rifles didn't exist either.
So if your argument is that it has to be in context of when the Constitution was written...then sure...go out and grab your musket.
If you want to split hairs on the Constitution or the 2nd Amendment specifically, this is one debate you will lose in an extremely humiliating way.
I highly doubt it.