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Old 08-20-2012, 08:06 PM   #484
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Originally Posted by LVNHACK View Post
Here's some great points to throw out to those pesky gun-grabbers. I especially like number 12....



12. The 2nd Amendment, ratified in 1787, refers to the National Guard, which was created 130 years later, in 1917.
The US Supreme Court rejected this interpretation in DC v. Heller.

As worded, it also makes little sense. Why specify language in an Amendment (important enough to need to add) when the entity it referred to wouldn't exist for more than a century?
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