"A well-regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.
Second Amendment to US Constitution
"A well regulated militia being about as necessary as having a place to tether one's horse while shopping, any right to bear arms said to flow from that need has been abridged by the inexorable forces of obsolescence." Oregonlive.com
This is not 1776, the year of the America Revolution and the publication of Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations. It's not 1787, when the
Who, besides the multi-billion dollar arms manufacturing industry, is gaining from this hysterical adherence (to put it mildly) to an amendment that has been rendered obsolete?
For this we are supposed to stand on a powder-keg of principles that are about to explode, and that do more harm than good?
Time for common sense. Time for a change. .