Originally Posted by mitchymo
Can amendments not be changed or omitted? Does having this right mean anything of value?
no, just that it's the way we won our independence from u fuking brits and your kings opressive rule.
without a militia and individuals owning guns we never would have been able to kill enuff redcoats to send your limey asses packing. I think that whole ordeal was pretty fresh in the minds of the people who wrote the constitution & bill of rights.
i guess the revolutionary war isn't celebrated there quite the same way it is here