AFN CLARKE

This was the blog I wrote in July. I guess nothing changed.

“The theatre shooting in Colorado once again highlights the NRA and its supporters total disregard for the Founders true meaning of the Second Amendment to the Constitution, and further proves the insane fervour for the use of guns in this so-called civilised and sophisticated country.

The Second Amendment ratified by the States and authenticated by Thomas Jefferson reads thus:

“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.”

Now I am not a Constitutional Scholar but that seems to me that this statement refers to the People being part of a Militia, and as such having the right to bear arms. Also take into account the turbulent times in which the Amendment was written. A new country born from tyranny…

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