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Old 09-05-2019, 01:28 PM
Little Nemo is offline
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Originally Posted by ElvisL1ves View Post
By reading what they actually wrote, all of it and in context, and not by denial or handwaving if we don't like what it says or doesn't say.
I credit myself with having read more than the average person on constitutional issues. Including works by the founding fathers. But I don't recall the works you appear to be referring to. Do you have any recommendations that will give insight into what the founders meant by the Second Amendment?

Originally Posted by ElvisL1ves View Post
It was accepted as clear for most of our history. What changed, and why?
I think it was mostly technological development. Guns used to mean one shot muskets. Issues like concealed carrying and mass shooting didn't exist as a possibility. There also weren't any major corporations that had a vested interest in the sales of firearms.