When, in the course of human events,
This is what happened, and is still happening, in Australia. This is what has happened in places such as the big yankee cities, and is sure to happen throughout the rest of the country, if gun control takes any further hold on this nation.
The 2A was written specifically to protect personal firearms equivalent to military combat weaponry. No, they didn’t have selective fire weapons at that time, but had they it would have been better defined for later generations.
Now, why would the government be so worried by Joe/Jane Citizen owning a fully capable assault rifle? Could an oppressive government be worried about being overthrown by a dissatisfied citizenry?
Could the crime rate be lowered like Switzerland’s if every house had a trained individual, an M4, and a full can of ammo? More guns DO equal less crime, check the statistics.