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  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • Sam King breezily notes the "obscure phrase" that opens and defines the purpose of the Second Amendment: "A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, ..." What is the only reasonable interpretation of that amendment, is that states may establish "well regulated militias" and allow citizens enrolled in them "to keep and bear arms."
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  • Sam King breezily notes the "obscure phrase" that opens and defines the purpose of the Second Amendment: "A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, ..." What is the only reasonable interpretation of that amendment, is that states may establish "well regulated militias" and allow citizens enrolled in them "to keep and bear arms."
    No simple private person was or should be entitled to buy or possess today's hand-held weapons of mass slaughter. — Gerald Cavanaugh, Ashland
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