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Shocking to many modern-day pastors, ministers, and Christians alike is the location of the guns and munitions of the Colonists. The arsenal of this freedom-loving militia was in the Church Meeting House on Lexington Green.
To prevent mentally ill people from owning firearms is a severe form of “ableist” discrimination, and also opens the door for nearly anyone to be classified as mentally ill.
If society is honest and historically accurate, the only question that has any relevance to the gun control debate is: “Do you trust those in government, now and forever in the future, to not take your life, liberty, or property through the force of government?” If the answer to that question is “No,” the gun control debate is over.
Self-defense is a God-given Natural duty. People who have never read a Bible or heard of Jesus Christ have an innate Natural Law written in their hearts that tells them it is man’s right and responsibility to protect and defend their families, loved ones, neighbors, and communities. And, depending on the culture and technology in which man lives, he will naturally use the most effective defense tool in order to fulfill that innate Natural Law. And for those of us who are privileged to live in a technologically modern society, the most effective defense tool available to us is an AR-15-style rifle.
Before a standing army can rule, the people must be disarmed; as they are in almost every kingdom in Europe. The supreme power in America cannot enforce unjust laws by the sword; because the whole body of the people are armed, and constitute a force superior to any bands of troops, that can be, on any pretense, raised in the United States” -Noah Webster, 1787
The Second Amendment is not about hunting. And it’s not about defense of your property. The Second Amendment was written by men who ultimately believed that governments and armies would turn on their own people, as a way to guarantee that that would never happen.
Gun control is about the consolidation of dangerous weapons in the hands of the most dangerous organization in all of human history: Government.
You will find nowhere in Article 1, Section 8, the authority delegated to Congress to tax and spend for education or school firearms training.