Second Amendment must be protected in gun control fight
What does the Second Amendment of The Constitution of the
This topic has been tossed around since before the terrible tragedies that have plagued our country by mentally unfit individuals have taken place, and I have no doubt, it will continue to be discussed for years to come.
When I bring up this question to fellow members of my community, I get one resounding response that trumps all other. The second amendment gives the citizens of the
“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. “
Perhaps these folks are right. This amendment does not focus solely on an individual’s right to protect themselves, which most certainly everyone believes in, but also states that a well regulated militia being a necessity to the security of a
In the press lately I have seen numerous articles about citizens (including police departments) that are in an uproar over recent changes to gun laws.
I think before another state has the chance to limit the rights of law abiding citizens, it better find a way to get the criminals off the streets. How often have we heard a violent criminal was recently released from jail only to commit another terrible and tragic crime, or to learn the jails are too full and people are being released after a simple slap on the hand with no real punishment or deterrent to commit another crime? There is a broken system here, but it’s not the Second Amendment.
Remember, knowledge is power. Use your voice and speak up. The