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Old 09-06-2019, 04:04 PM
Abatis is offline
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Location: Upper Bucks County, PA.
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Originally Posted by QuickSilver View Post
It says you have a right to "Life". Implied is the right to defend your life. Where does the DoI mention the specific means by which you must defend it, i.e. gun?
Wrong question . . .

Where was the power granted to the federal government to allow it to condition the right to self defense, to allow the government to exclude the use of firearms?

Do you understand what the implications are of a right being unalienable or at a minimum, retained? That means that no aspect of the right was placed into the hands of government, it remains in the hands of the people.

This is a situation of two retained rights, the right of self defense and the right to keep and bear arms (retaining the use of arms for self defense of person and political self defense, and a myriad of other lawful uses).

Last edited by Abatis; 09-06-2019 at 04:05 PM.