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By Dan Carlson
Prairie Ponderings 

Is the Second Amendment a God-given Right? Part 2


March 24, 2021

I last week pointed out Bible passages endorsing our right to self-defense. Critics will point out guns are not mentioned in the Bible.

True. They also are not mentioned in the Second Amendment, which states we have the right to “keep and bear arms.” This should be interpreted by the courts as meaning we can carry whatever weapon we want to protect ourselves and our liberties, but it’s not.

Before someone says I don’t believe in any limitations and accuses me of saying I support private ownership of nuclear weapons, which I don’t, it should be pointed out bear arms implies easy...

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