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This_Account 8 points ago +8 / -0

I am torn on the legitimacy of the 2A.

My anarchist side says the right exists outside of any constitution. It's what is actually practiced in culture that is legitimate. Also the 2A is failing those in certain states (and in the US). Not quite a protected right like a constitution enumerated to be.

My conservative side says that the reason we, as Americans, do still have a culture of gun-ownership is because the forefathers bothered to enumerate the right in the 2A.

GNN_RNR 9 points ago +9 / -0

No other country seems to have anywhere near the freedom and culture when it comes to guns. I think humans just demand to be ruled

This_Account 4 points ago +4 / -0

I acknowledge this. I also acknowledge that gun-rights (both legally and culturally-exercised) have been overall advanced since the '94 AWB. I am not sure if the state (or the 2A) was a necessary mechanism to advance gun-ownership, or if the state was just an adversary to gun-ownership.

My overall faith is in the American people. They chose to exercise their rights when the state removed it's restrictions. I hope they choose to hold their ground if any new restrictions are imposed. But for that to happen, their decision will need to be on the fundamental right, not on what the state chose to ratify (the 2A).

TwoPlusTwoEqualsFour 2 points ago +2 / -0

Every commie constitution has the same basic clause about the right of people to be armed. The difference is that the people in this country were based enough to actually aquire them.

HKgoneWild 6 points ago +6 / -0

The right does exist outside of the constitution. They enumerated it into the bill of rights because they knew human nature, and how positions of power attracts a certain type of person.

TwoPlusTwoEqualsFour 1 point ago +1 / -0

Right and wrong exist. Humans can go extinct, and right and wrong will still exist.

You have a right to defend yourself from aggression.

It's unfortunate that you are retarded.

GNN_RNR 7 points ago +7 / -0

I don't get it, this sort of communism was publicly shamed when I was in, I don't see how you can be a tier 1 operator and think people shouldn't have guns. Like bitch, you're alive because of your M4, even though you were doing evil shit to poor people

Win_user_654321 5 points ago +5 / -0

let's say you're the type of person who desires more government control of your life. Maybe you had helicopter parents and were never allowed to make decisions so you're afraid. Maybe you believe that you're superior to others due to intellect, upbringing, or any number of factors. Maybe you're just a faggot (but I repeat myself).

So you tell yourself the government's job is to protect their subjects, just like mommy did for me when she never let me play on the 10 foot tall slide because I might get hurt.

Now let's say you grew up in a culture where everyone was praised for being mediocre, or worse. You got a blue ribbon even though you couldn't run the 100 yard dash because you weighed 150 pounds at age 8 That made you feel special. You see people burning down buildings and turning over cars and the news tells those people they're special and they have been "mostly peaceful" riots.

Now an authority figure tells you that in order to keep you safe and special, a certain group of people needs rules that will keep their freedoms from hurting your feelings.

Now, if that group of people is on the same footing as the people enforcing the rules, that's not very safe or special. "You're alive because of your M4" doesn't mean much if the person you're enforcing against also has the same weaponry.

This massive shift in the view of the role of government only took a generation to propagate. The kids in positions of authority who have guns are now of the mindset that they are the ones keeping everyone safe and special and that's ok for them to have the guns because they're doing the will of the benevolent leaders trying to keep everyone safe and special.

The solution is obvious for those of us in the know. Drink bourbon and ignore the problem until it goes away.

HKgoneWild 4 points ago +4 / -0

Drinks 2 bottles of bourbon and passes out.

Wakes up in the back of a Ford ranger technical being chased by Anti-fa-b-i wearing homemade meme plate carrier, no pants, and a balaclava while holding a bottle of Jim and a beat up AR.

Win_user_654321 3 points ago +3 / -0

Sounds like a decent Friday night

GNN_RNR 2 points ago +2 / -0

What bar is this at? I'm in

almond_activator 3 points ago +3 / -0

The solution is obvious for those of us in the know. Drink bourbon and ignore the problem until it goes away.

For a while, this formula was working reasonably well.

NoneOfYourBusiness 6 points ago +6 / -0

It's real simple. If the second amendment said "no civilian can bear arms" I'd say fuck 2A. Now back to my search for a left handed 10/22 and large bosoms.