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Time to return to this interpretation - United States v. Cruikshank, 92 U.S. 542 (1875)


Primary Holding

The right to keep and bear arms exists separately from the Constitution and is not solely based on the Second Amendment, which exists to prevent Congress from infringing the right.

Time to repeal? 2nd Amendment is as relevant today as witch trials!

The Second Amendment Was Ratified to Preserve Slavery
Thom Hartmann, Truthout
January 15, 2013

The real reason the Second Amendment was ratified, and why it says “State” instead of “Country” (the framers knew the difference — see the 10th Amendment), was to preserve the slave patrol militias in the southern states, which was necessary to get Virginia’s vote. Founders Patrick Henry, George Mason and James Madison were totally clear on that… and we all should be too.

In the beginning, there were the militias. In the South, they were also called the “slave patrols,” and they were regulated by the states.

In Georgia, for example, a generation before the American Revolution, laws were passed in 1755 and 1757 that required all plantation owners or their male white employees to be members of the Georgia Militia, and for those armed militia members to make monthly inspections of the quarters of all slaves in the state. The law defined which counties had which armed militias and even required armed militia members to keep a keen eye out for slaves who may be planning uprisings.

By the time the US Constitution was ratified, hundreds of substantial slave uprisings had occurred across the South. Blacks outnumbered whites in large areas, and the state militias were used to both prevent and to put down slave uprisings. As Dr. Bogus points out, slavery can only exist in the context of a police state, and the enforcement of that police state was the explicit job of the militias.

10 Things that did NOT kill 19 children today

1. Disney
2. Banned Books
3. Pronouns
4. Dr Seuss
5. Gay M&Ms
6. Gay Teachers
7. Masks
8. Vaccines
9. CRT
10. Socialism

Restaurant "inflation fees" - anyone else seeing these?

Two local restaurants just sprung surprise “inflation fee” charges onto bills

One is locally owned, one is a major Italian franchised restaurant

Anyone else seeing these?

Teri Kanefield tweet thread - racist/slavery-based history of the Second Amendment

A work in progress but wonderful information here


Unrolled (so far)

More info:

O M G! The parents need to provide DNA. The kids are unrecognizable from gunshots!!


NEW: Families in Uvalde are having to get their DNA swabbed because the bodies of the dead children are so unrecognizable because of the military-style weaponry used by the shooter, per @AnayeliNews

What “well-regulated militia” member does this to school children?!?!

Perfect sentiment in light of Uvalde tragedy

people who insist new gun laws won't stop mass shootings sure do spend a lot of time enacting laws to stop abortion

Don't stop at arm the teachers!!

Arm the staff! AR-15s make great pencils

Arm the custodians! AR-15s make great broom handles

Arm the bus drivers! AR-15s make great gear shifters

Arm the crossing guards! AR-15s make great stop sign handles

Arm the PTSO volunteers! AR-15s make great banner holders

YAASS - Yet Another Active School Shooter

Law enforcement in Uvalde is responding to an active shooter at an elementary school on Tuesday, according to police and the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District.

Details about any injuries are unknown, but UCISD said there is an active shooter at Robb Elementary School.

“Law enforcement is on site. Your cooperation is needed at this time by not visiting the campus,” the district posted just after 12:15 p.m.

If only there was a way to help stop this from happening so much.

If only....


There has been a shooting at Robb Elementary school in Uvalde, TX.
and Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin tell me one person has been shot and the shooter ran to the school. DPS says the shooter is still barricaded inside the school right now.

lmao! Tweet of the day!

Tell me why this guy looks like Pete Davidson playing John Malkovich in a movie.

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