Skip to comments.Fast Facts: The Second Amendment
Posted on 01/07/2023 6:40:23 PM PST by TBP
The facts about the Second Amendment in a short video.
I absolutely did not enjoy the music playing in the background. I thought it was too loud, and I didn't think it fit the subject. There was something to it that brought to mind some guy out of view with juggling clubs.
I would have used music like this or some instrumental version of it for the sound track and it is a Revolutionary War era song about the battle between the American frigate Bon Homme Richard and HMS Serapis, hence the title of the song: "An American Frigate"
But apart from that, I thought it was an impressive, spirited defense of that most important of rights.
I was particularly interested in the analogy to the First Amendment and what if it had been written differently, and the information about assault weapons in Revolutionary times. Both very useful arguments.
Doc was a talk show host here for a number of years.
Most of what he said I have been posting around the internet for years.
Unfortunately Doc moved from here and went north, forgot where exactly.
Doc was hit and killed by a train while jogging.
A Great individual! ☹️
bkmrk for when the video will load
I thought it was very well done! I have bookmarked it...:)
1790 definition of “ARMS”
Why don`t SCOTUS even read a 1790 dictionary?.. Holy Cow..!!!
Us`n USA ctiizens not only have God-given right to self-defense... We done have the God given right to OFFENSIVE WEAPONS!!! According to the dictionary definition meaning of ARMS in 1790 as it was understood... WOWOW!
Appears to this ignorant farmer, me, that the Second Amendment “self defense” has nuttin to do with 1790 understanding of “ARMS”.
The 1790 dictionary defines “ARMS” as meaning “Weapons of offense”
there you go
“A Complete Dictionary of the English Language,
Both with Regard to Sound and Meaning”
By Thomas Sheridan · 1790
“BEAR, to carry as burden;
to convey or carry”
“CARRY, to bear”
“ARMS, Weapons of offense or armour of defense”
Webster`s Dictionary 1841 pp.76-77
“bear v.t. pret. bore: pp. bore, borne
1. to support; to sustain
2. to carry; to convey; to support and move from place to place
3. to wear; to bear as a mark of authority or distinction; as to bear a sword
12. to possess and use as power; to exercise
14. to carry on or maintain
15. to show or exhibit
p. 125 “Carry v.t... to bear
p.107 BRING v.t. to bear, convey or lead from a distant to a nearer place or person
p.52 ARMS n.pl. 1. Weapons of offense or armor, for defense and protection of the body
3. Fire arms as may be charged with powder, as cannon, muskets, mortars
Webster`s Dictionary 1887: “to bear, bear v.t.,
1. to support, and move; or carry
2. To be equipped, furnished, or marked with;
 ...as to bear a sword
This ‘to carry” eqivalent of “to bear “ has been there for hundreds of years in the DICTIONARIES!...even a 3rd grader can figure this one out. Why are the SCOTUS judges splitting hairs of what “to bear arms” means if it was already in the 1790 and 1840s dictionary which gives MEANINGS OF WORDS!! Duuh.... To “bear arms” means to carry offensive weapons.. even a third grader can read english. gimme a break already— Now the left is gonna tell us we have to interperet 2 different dictionaries??
Since when have dictionaries` definitions of words ever been ‘interpreted”?
reductio ad absurdam.
A well regulated Militia?
I believe that “ well regulated “ means the best weapons avalible and lots of rounds
Sheridan’s 1790 dictionary:
To regulate, to adjust by rule or method; to direct
Militia, the trainbands, the standing force of a nation
Trainbands, the militia, the part of a community trained to martial exercise
Sheridan’s dictionary 1790, vol. 2
Yes, quite useful.
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