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Old September 25, 2012, 09:50 AM   #8
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Posner's inference that the amendment is "...about forbidding the federal government to
disarm state militias" is his own inference, not an implication of the language of the amendment itself.

More to the point -- Had the Framers held to Posner's "militia" argument, they would not have inserted
the same target words as begin the entire Constitution itself: The People

quod erat demonstrandum....
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