Geez; don't people know the constitution can't be changed and we have to keep everything the way it was in the 18th century, when everything was perfect and all problems had been solved.
Im not sure what your driving at but what I can say is I do believe the average joe had a lot less legal overhead back then... My goodness we are locking up people for not having siding on the house.... is that truly a felony crime or have we all lost our minds... Lemon-aid stands virtually outlawed.... I dont think were more free than the past by any means.
Few debated your right to have any kind of arms you wanted in the 18th century.. No disrepect to anyone but you want to see what happens to populations that are disarmed look at the UK... Totally out of control....