Our right to keep and bear arms is what keeps Americans the most free people on earth. No country has dared invade and our own government has not been able to assume total control as of yet.
This is why it is so vitally important that we as a people resist all measures the government takes to disarm us. Without these weapons, we cannot defend our liberties. And there are massive abuses of power documented throughout history, once a population is disarmed. Do you think this government will make good on promises of freedom when they have allowed US citizens be killed by presidential orders?
The second amendment is our check and balance as the unmentioned fourth branch of government. This is where our power comes from. WE THE PEOPLE gave our consent, and if need be, are granted the ability and right to remove our consent. If those in government wish to disagree, and not remove themselves, we remove them.
That is the role of firearms in the second amendment. It makes us the masters.
Numquam cede. Libertatem aut mors. Molon Labe.