9 things You Didn’t Know About the Second Amendment

This should be required reading for all California lawmakers:

1. The Second Amendment codifies a pre-existing right

2. The Second Amendment protects individual, not collective rights

3. Every citizen is the militia

4. Personal self-defense is the primary purpose of the Second Amendment

5. There is no interest-balancing approach to the Second Amendment

6. The Second Amendment exists to prevent tyranny

7. The Second Amendment was also meant as a provision to repel a foreign army invasion

8. The Second Amendment protects weapons “in common use at the time”

9. The Second Amendment might require full-blown military arms to fulfill the original intent

Credit: SayUncle.

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