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Old 09-12-2019, 12:39 AM
sps49sd is offline
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Originally Posted by Velocity View Post
I agree with the OP, virtually no American today buys or owns guns thinking "I need to become part of a well-regulated militia." They do it for self-defense, or sport, or hunting, or some other motive, but it sure isn't for the 2nd Amendment.
I am astounded that anyone can read the text and think "militia" is a requirement and not just one reason.

I think this reading is incorrect, but I will not try to pre-empt those who disagree by labeling them as dishonest.