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So, I guess the question is, does the second amendment mean we have the right to bear the kind of arms that were available when it was written or the kind of arms that are available now? If, as some feel, I am supposed to be on equal terms with any attempt by be government to suppress me, shouldn't I be able to go to Elk River guns and buy a Grenade launcher? Or, for the impending North Korea strike, a scud might come in handy. Really, limiting the citizens to assault weapons that dump out only 900 rounds a minute is unconstitutional at that point. Seriously, who draws this line? How do we establish it?
So, is the intent of the 2nd amendment that we "bear arms" such as the arms that were present in that day when it was written or that are similar to the government that may well try to subdue us? If it is the later, then even being limited to having an assault weapon that dumps out 900 rounds a minute is limiting my rights, correct? If I am truly to be on the same level as my government, I should be able to go to Elk River Guns and buy a grenade launcher? Or for the inevitable North Korean strike, a scud might come in handy. How do we draw the line here?
To clarify some of the points above, and not contribute to more misinformation on the web:
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I have been following this unbelievable story on my laptop while I, my wife and my son are visiting Deer Valley, Utah from our home in Steamboat Springs to use their absolutely fantastic bike trail system. The trails here are fabulous, fellow Steamboaters, you should come check them out. We are already planning our return trip.
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