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Originally posted by Kastogere
reply to post by RealSpoke
And those who buy guns and don't know how to use them can be just as dangerous as those who do. Its a hell of a learning curve if you don't, but it doesn't take long to get the hang of it.
The constitution was not talking about a private controlled militia, it was speaking of a government STATE controlled militia. The founding fathers were not anarchists. The constitution is a statist document.
Oranges and apples.
What I meant was,If they had the fire power back then that we do now....there would obviously be some control over the 2nd.
Originally posted by RealSpoke
Hamilton considered everyone in the nation as part as the militia..yet none of our people are trained. Anyone can go buy a gun without knowing how to use it...which means they are all sorts of useless.