I do not own a firearm. I don’t. Yet, I believe the 2nd Amendment to be essential to the maintenance of our rights as guaranteed by the Constitution. It is paramount that we, as Americans, retain our right to bear arms in order to fulfill the Liberties espoused in the Declaration of Independence. Without the right to bear arms, we are at the mercy of the Federal, State and Local Governments.
And I do not trust any of them. These institutions are ever grasping of our prerogatives. They are eternally growing. Each time they exceed their authority and we do nothing, they reach out for more and more. The attempt of governments in the United States to control the lives of ordinary citizens everyday lives is a menace to our freedom. Our freedom is endangered.
Do we need the right to bear arms? I think so. I believe we do. With every fiber of my free being, I believe that the right to bear arms is the last line between American Liberty and despotism.
Our right to bear arms protects us against predators such as these: