Why Did They Do That?

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by wkmac, Feb 12, 2012.

  1. wkmac

    wkmac Well-Known Member

    Ever wonder why the folks who drafted the Bill of Rights in the First Amendment wrote:

    But then immediately followed writing that by then writing in the 2nd amendment:

    Why did they do that in that manner?
  2. soberups

    soberups Pees in the brown Koolaid

    Because the 2nd gurantees the first.

    Without the 2nd Amendment, the Constitution is nothing but a piece of paper.

    This is one of those historical truths that tends to make liberals feel very uncomfortable. Our founding fathers knew that the final defense against a totalitarian government was an armed populace.