If it was really about what the founders intended then every household should be armed with a single shot musket loader rifle. That would comply and the baseball bat as a side arm.<quoted text>do you have a clue as to why the founders that fought tyranny added the 2nd amendment. did you know the number 1 asault weapon inAmerica is a baseball bat.did you know that in the city with the most gun controll laws over 400 school age shootings have taken place this year.did you know that criminals do not obey gun controll laws.did you know we have the same right to protect our children as the president, I'm sure his children are constantly in sight of people with lots of guns. Are we not entitled to protect ourselves in the same way as those we elect to serve us.
No matter how you cherry pick stats, the over all stats are the real truth. No other country in the world has more die of gunshot wounds than the USA even by per head of population. The middle east is the only close competitor at the moment. Can you imagine for instance if China let its population have guns. I'm sure that would add to their civil order with a population of that size.
Which is what you don't seem to fatham, the population at the time the constitution was drawn up was about 80 times less than what it is now. A monumental difference, especially when you consider how much infrastructure was in place at the time. No FBI, No homeland security, No LA PD, NO CIA, No Massive military that is best equiped on the planet. Yet you feel you need MORE protection ?????
When everyone else with common sense translates it as my family would feel a lot safer if people like you didn't own a gun.