I commented at another blog, and thought what I wrote was so compelling it deserved reprinting here.
Haha. Nice argument. But we don’t have the second amendment over something as scholarly as an intellectual support of other constitutional amendments, most of which are NOT God-given rights.
We have the second amendment for self defense. Taking away your right to keep weapons is the surest evidence that the people taking it away intend to kill you and they would appreciate you not resisting them doing it.