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Old September 25, 2012, 09:50 AM   #8
mehavey
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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.
+1

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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