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right to bear arms
The People have a right to peacefully assemble...
The People have a right to be secure in their persons, houses...
The People have all rights not enumerated in the Constitution.
The People have all rights not delegated to the United States.
Last but not least...
The People have a right to keep and bear arms.
A constitutional analysis of the Second Amendment would have to account for the nature of what the writers meant by the words "THE PEOPLE" in the remaining Amendments.
All able bodied American men are "a well regulated militia". "...THE PEOPLE." Does not mean "The People" has one meaning in the other amendments in the Bill of Rights and "The People" means something different in the 2nd Amendment of the Bill of Rights.
All ten Bill of Rights were written, debated, and approved by the same core founding group. The meaning of "The People" has to be consistent in all of them.
Amendment I, II, IV, IX, X all have the phrase "the people".
The Bill of Rights Enumerates the Rights of the People and is consistent in it's usage.
In fact, substitute the words the Individual for the People and the same meaning is in effect.
The Individual has a right to peacefully assemble...
The Individual has a right to be secure in their persons, houses...
The Individual has all rights not enumerated in the Constitution.
The Individual has all rights not delegated to the United States.
Last but not least...
The Individual has a right to keep and bear arms.
So you have your choice. Which is it?
Are the only "the people" who can have a gun are members of the national guard, and thus only "the people" members of the national guard have a right to be secure in their persons, houses, paper and effects against unreasonable searches and seizures?
Or is "The People" who can keep and bear arms truly all American citizens?
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"Checks and Balances"
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