Originally Posted by tmax63
Being as though they had just won their independence from England by having individuals with weapons they made it extremely clear that "We the people" needed the right to have personal weapons on the sheer chance that in a couple hundred years the government might not be responsive to the people and they would have to start all over again like our forefathers did.
But...but...the goberment could protect us if we would just give up our guns~
It would indeed be a tragedy if the history of the human race proved to be nothing more than the story of an ape playing with a box of matches on a petrol dump.
David Ormsby Gore~