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Old July 27, 2012, 08:52 AM   #127
Bartholomew Roberts
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Join Date: June 12, 2000
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Originally Posted by BlueTrain
If the original definition of the militia as used in the second amendment is obsolete, what does that mean?
It isn't obsolete though. By current statute, all males from age 17-45 are members of the unorganized militia (i.e. subject to conscription).

The bill of rights is god given?
Are you familiar with the concept of Natural Law? Our Founders were fond of that philosophy. Saying that rights are God-given is just another way of expressing that same idea.
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