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39. It says it's there to maintain a free state.
So, yes, the guns it gives us the right to keep are there to protect us from, and possibly overthrow if given due cause, the government.
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  -The second amendment doesn't give you the right to overthrow the gov't. Bleachers7  Apr-21-04 04:41 PM   #0 
  - 'Well-regulated' is the key  wtmusic   Apr-21-04 04:45 PM   #1 
  - an unarmed population is asking for slavery  lastknowngood   Apr-21-04 04:46 PM   #2 
  - Many if not most Iraqis owned guns under Saddam.  denverbill   Apr-21-04 04:52 PM   #12 
  - Sure they do.  FeebMaster   Apr-21-04 04:59 PM   #18 
  - Those are bad arguments  Taverner   Apr-21-04 05:01 PM   #20 
  - So what is going on in Iraq, then  tom_paine   Apr-21-04 05:01 PM   #21 
     - You're talking about two different things.  denverbill   Apr-21-04 05:10 PM   #30 
        - First off I am not going to discuss what I would or wouldn't  tom_paine   Apr-21-04 05:18 PM   #35 
           - Sorry, no such luck on changing my mind.  denverbill   Apr-21-04 05:30 PM   #42 
              - On that I do agree  tom_paine   Apr-21-04 07:27 PM   #44 
  - Whereas just look at these armed freedom lovers...  MrBenchley   Apr-21-04 04:52 PM   #13 
  - You're right about the 2nd Amendment. The right you speak of  FoeOfBush   Apr-21-04 04:46 PM   #3 
  - Hah! You beat me to it by ONE MINUTE!  tom_paine   Apr-21-04 04:47 PM   #5 
  - Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition!!  FoeOfBush   Apr-21-04 04:50 PM   #11 
  - I've always thought that *this* is why we have 2nd amendment rights -  RhodaGrits   Apr-21-04 05:18 PM   #37 
  - No the Declaration of Independence does  tom_paine   Apr-21-04 04:47 PM   #4 
  - I guess the words you are looking for are in the Declaration of Independen  DebJ   Apr-21-04 04:48 PM   #6 
  - No, but does that matter. It isn't the law, but it is a direct suggestion  tom_paine   Apr-21-04 04:57 PM   #17 
  - It's not "the law"  dbaker41   Apr-21-04 05:09 PM   #28 
  - Declaration of Independence works for me  Serenity-NOW   Apr-21-04 04:49 PM   #7 
  - Yup, there it is. nt  BullGooseLoony   Apr-21-04 04:49 PM   #8 
  - NO, it doesn't  sangh0   Apr-21-04 04:53 PM   #15 
     - So? Lots of commonsense things aren't recognized by our Legal System  tom_paine   Apr-21-04 04:59 PM   #19 
     - "You are technically correct, and yet incorrect." - Good answer  sangh0   Apr-21-04 05:04 PM   #25 
     - By definition you go outside the law to overthrow it.  BullGooseLoony   Apr-21-04 05:06 PM   #27 
        - Ding! Ding!  sangh0   Apr-21-04 05:13 PM   #32 
           - The Constitution gives us the TOOLS to do so.  BullGooseLoony   Apr-21-04 05:16 PM   #33 
              - It doesn't give us the tools to overthrow the govt  sangh0   Apr-21-04 05:18 PM   #36 
                 - It says it's there to maintain a free state.  BullGooseLoony   Apr-21-04 05:27 PM   #39 
     - It's kind of beside the point if it's "recognized by our legal system"  BullGooseLoony   Apr-21-04 05:03 PM   #23 
        - You're missing the point  sangh0   Apr-21-04 05:06 PM   #26 
           - No, it's much more than that.  BullGooseLoony   Apr-21-04 05:09 PM   #29 
              - Not quite  sangh0   Apr-21-04 05:17 PM   #34 
                 - No.  BullGooseLoony   Apr-21-04 05:24 PM   #38 
                    - Well said, BullGooseLoony!  tom_paine   Apr-21-04 07:35 PM   #45 
  - Well, that same republican can stick that gun up your nose...  whistle   Apr-21-04 04:50 PM   #9 
  - The Second Amendment confers no individual right...  MrBenchley   Apr-21-04 04:50 PM   #10 
  - seems pretty clear to me...  Serenity-NOW   Apr-21-04 04:53 PM   #14 
  - Bad law out there  Gothmog   Apr-21-04 04:57 PM   #16 
  - Try the Declaration of Independance -  Selwynn   Apr-21-04 05:03 PM   #22 
  - The Second Amendment Makes a Distinction  ribofunk   Apr-21-04 05:04 PM   #24 
  - The militia does not beling to "the people"  sangh0   Apr-21-04 05:11 PM   #31 
     - Well, You Missed Every Point I Made  ribofunk   Apr-21-04 05:32 PM   #43 
     - You are wrong about everything but #4, IMHO  tom_paine   Apr-21-04 07:56 PM   #47 
  - Does this ring a bell?  wasichu   Apr-21-04 05:28 PM   #40 
  - LOL they even capitalized it nt  BullGooseLoony   Apr-21-04 05:30 PM   #41 
  - Bingo  Jacobin   Apr-21-04 07:49 PM   #46 
  - Federalist 46  Columbia   Apr-21-04 08:05 PM   #48 
 

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