The 2nd Amendment

I am interested in thoughts about my interpretation of the 2nd Amendment. I am hoping that this discussion will strengthen my ability to intelligently debate the issue with people who want gun control.

The Second Amendment as written:
A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.

Definitions:
well-regulated: Educated, trained, and ready
militia: The pool of people whose responsibility it is to defend the Constitution and the country. An acknowledgement that keeping a standing army needed to defend the entire country is no viable. Therefore… everyone is the army.
security of a free state: a safe society that is unrestrained its it liberty in all forms including: protecting one’s self from others, animals, invading armies, etc.
right: an entitlement granted by the Constitution.
people: the society that is governed by the Constitution.
keep: possess
bear: make ready or use
arms: weapons that can be carried
shall not be infringed: cannot be violated in any way

Reworded abiding by original structure:
An educated, trained, and ready pool of people, being necessary for the unrestrained liberty of society, the entitlement to possess and use weapons that can be carried cannot be violated in any way.

Reworded without regard to original structure:
You can not violate a people’s entitlement to possess, be proficient in, and use carriable weapons because they are required to create unrestrained liberty in all its forms.

Sebzues

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