Originally Posted by psionandy
Or... to put it another way...
"A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a freestate ,the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed."
So there is a constructional remit for regulation... but that's the clause everyone sees fit to ignore...
Please speak only for yourself. I was the one who posted the whole text, remember?
The Second Amendment clearly does not call for regulation of firearms
. Ignoring the rules of grammar while attempting to inject meanings which weren't written is neither right nor productive.