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The Second is what Makes the other nine possible
Originally posted by sonnny1
reply to post by NOTurTypical
Charlton Heston called our founding fathers Giants.
I agree with him.
Name one current in office Politician that can match wits with the likes of Jefferson, Washington. Even Thomas Paine.....
There is no one.
Originally posted by NOTurTypical
Of course not. At that period of time, 8th grade Arithmetic books were much harder than any college textbook we have today and those children didn't have calculators. I have an Arithmetic textbook from the 18th century.
Originally posted by Merinda
You know, if people would take the 2nd amendment seriously, it might make the whole gun debate unnecessary. A well regulated militia, not jerkoffs with guns. Start working on the application of ALL of the second amendment, not just the part where you get to play with gunz.
In 2008 and 2010, the Supreme Court issued two landmark decisions officially establishing this interpretation. In District of Columbia v. Heller, 554 U.S. 570 (2008), the Court ruled that the Second Amendment protects an individual's right to possess a firearm, unconnected to service in a militia and to use that arm for traditionally lawful purposes, such as self-defense within the home within many longstanding prohibitions and restrictions on firearms possession listed by the Court as being consistent with the Second Amendment.