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Old 09-09-2019, 11:33 AM
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Originally Posted by BobLibDem View Post
I interpret the right of "the people" to be collective. They have the collective right to be armed via the National Guard, which is today's "well-regulated militia".
Just like all those other rights are collective and predicated on being in some special group, right? Only if you are in the press, say, do you get a special protected right to speech, or if you are in a religious organization do you get a protected right of freedom of religion. Yeah, it all makes sense!

No, it doesn't. It never has. It's ridiculous to look at what the authors actually wrote and make the conclusion you are making except, as you already noted, you don't care what the authors wrote on the subject as it doesn't conform to your conclusion. And you have to match your already pre-determined conclusion with the facts or what fun is it all?

That's what happens when you let rednecks play with anti-matter!