To preserve liberty it is essential that the whole body of the people always possess arms and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them.
Richard Henry Lee
[Read that sentence carefully and try to resolve that with the claim by the anti-gun bigots that the 2nd Amendment is about the States being able to maintain a militia/national-guard. And note that Lee wasn’t just some rabble rouser. He was the sixth President of the United States in Congress assembled under the Articles of Confederation.–Joe]