Debunking The NRA Myths Of The Day: The Facts
Originally posted on Gun Control Now USA:
The NRA is Illiterate. They Don’t Understand The Meaning Of “A Well-Regulated Militia”
“Violent movies and videogames are to blame!”
Canada, Europe and Japan have violent movies and videogames. But nowhere near the shootings that we have. What they don’t have is semiautomatic weapons in the hands of their citizens.
“But… the Second Amendment!”
The second amendment says this:
“A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed”
If the founding fathers wanted no limits on guns, why did they include “A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state” in the amendment?
They could have simply had the amendment state: “The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.”
But they didn’t. Because…
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