Anonymous6702 Wrote:
Jan 20, 2013 11:26 AM
Secondarily, it would be for an 'after the fact' scenario to retake the government if a despot did get into power somehow. But hordes of people armed with grandpa's old 10 gauge goose gun style weapon or even your dad's 30.30 deer rifle would hardy intimidate a would-be dictator. Jefferson also cited basic self-defense from crime as a reason for needing the 2nd amendment.