The Second Amendment to the American Constitution: a Misunderstanding

Something that every American needs to read.

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Guernica by Pablo Picasso(Image credit:RMN-Grand Palais, Musée national Picasso-Paris/Mathieu Rabeau) and the BBC

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The Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States reads as follows:

“A well regulated [sic]militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and beararms, shall not beinfringed.”

The United States has a well-regulated militia, so the security of a free state is not endangered except by those who misread the Second Amendment. The ability to purchase and wear firearms infringes upon the “security of a free state.” In other words, the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution forbids the wearing of weapons because it jeopardizes the “security of a free state.” The National Rifle Association could be described as a parallel government.

In short, the insufficiently-controlled use of firearms has just led to the death of eighteen…

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Hi, my name is Krista, and I'm a traveling fiend. Well, I should correct myself and say that I used to be a traveling fiend. The COVID-19 health pandemic has kinda stopped me in my tracks and has been keeping me closer to home for the last year and a bit. Perhaps the only thing good about being stuck at home is that it has allowed me the time necessary to finish writing a book. Well, actually, it has allowed me enough time to write about three separate books, but only one of them is ready to be read. I created a website and blog to promote the sale of my forthcoming novels.

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