By Brian Dzyak (Contact)
To be delivered to: The United States House of Representatives, The United States Senate, and President Barack Obama
The ENTIRE Second Amendment states:
"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."
Gun Lobbyists (ie, NRA) mention and support ONLY the SECOND HALF of the Second Amendment. The Second Amendment was conceived and intended to be the way the nation is to defend itself by allowing citizens to own and use firearms ONLY within the context of a "well regulated Militia."
We wish that gun owners be required to comply with the first half of the Second Amendment as a condition of owning a firearm as stated in the second half. Compliance means belonging to a well-regulated Militia which would require intensive regular training in weapons use and battle tactics as these Militias would be first responders when Congress declares an Act of War.
This will provide for a safer nation by requiring gun owners to be trained and responsible for defending "We the People" against foreign and domestic enemies as the Founding Fathers intended.
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