Originally Posted by La literatura
These statements are clear indications that the Founders advocated that free men join a militia when they felt it was necessary. The second amendment clearly evinces a spirit of people forming a state militia to keep order.
None of that means the Framers intended the 2nd Amendment's right to a gun was divorced from its militia purpose.
Actually, the 2nd, 3rd, and last quotes make no mention of militia at all, and specifically address an individuals right to bear arms.