January 13, 2013 by Bookworm 1 Comment
No argument from me, but then I understand what “well-regulated” meant at the time. I also don’t get very excited about capitalization in 18th-century documents.
But you might forward your post to Mr. Kristof at the NYT, who recently wrote this:
“There’s a reasonable argument that the Second Amendment confers an individual right — to bear a musket. Beyond that, it’s more complicated. Everybody agrees on a ban on fully automatic machine guns. The question isn’t whether to limit the right to bear arms, but where to draw the line.”
Full editorial here.: