I was out browsing the usual blogs today when I found a very good article discussing constitutional rights vs. privileges etc. It was obviously written by a person of Liberal bent. It was well written and I found the information interesting but a bit confusing in the way laws can be when the details are committed to paper. But as I was reading, something kept nagging at me and I finally realized what it was and articulated my concern to the blogger. My concern was his wording of the second amendment to the Constitution.
“state militia to bear arms” (Second Amendment)
The actual wording is:
“A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State,
the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed”
My political opinions run pretty far left and I see this kind of perversion of this amendment frequently; usually from the Left. Not my left but most people’s.
So I commented to him and with the full intention of posting it here as well as follows:………………………….