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You're the ignorant one
yes, you can and you can still hold a belief when all else is failing all around you ... which point of ignorance are you reaching for this time ?
You can hold a belief while something is still in tact
Then why are you pursuing an end-around of the the constitution. Why aren't you doing it by the method that would make it legally justified. Why is there no proposal for a 28th amendment to the constitution abolishing the 2nd? Get it ratified by 38 states and then there is no right to keep arms, they become a privilege and can be as regulated as you desire.
Since the Second Amendment did not create or grant any right concerning firearms, the right enumerated in the Amendment has to be an existing right separate from the Amendment. Thus, repealing the Second Amendment would not eliminate any right because the right enumerated in the Amendment was not created by the Amendment. The right to keep and bear arms exists independent of the Constitution or the Second Amendment.
Originally posted by Semicollegiate
reply to post by narwahl
"well regulated" means well equipted. The signers of the Constitution believed that a permanent standing army would lead to tyranny-- everytime. The militia needs to have state of the art arms, never the government exclusively.
when it was written, the state DID provide armament to the people and provided punishment to those who refused to comply