In the old days firearms were a way of life.
Guys like Minute Men, ( Insert historical colonial leader here) Paul Revere, etc..
Used firearms to provide food, etc. they were smart enough not
to blow their heads off ( or anyone else's)
Was there ever a statistic of firearms safety in those days ?
I remember reading "April Morning" as a kid, and the Dad teaching the proper use
of the family shotgun/musket to the son.
hence the 2A when written IMO reflected the social times
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