The US Archives in Washington DC has uncovered an entire crate of old documents from the time of the founders. Nobody is really sure where it came from originally, but it was found in a room long since closed off and forgotten.
Chief Archivist, Art Tubolls, says the find is unprecedented:
“Nobody has been in that room since the building was renovated in 1880. The box was in the corner marked “drafts.” I guess they weren’t considered important enough to keep for the official record, but they certainly do shed some light into the past and how the founders came to adopt the Amendment we know and love.”
The 2nd Amendment, as it is written in Article 6 Section 3 of the Constitution: The Bill of Rights, reads as follows:
“A well-regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state,
the right to bear arms shall not be infringed.”
Through the years that Amendment has seen more time in court than any other, as America started out as a gun-wielding nation and will always be that way. In 1776, the year the Constitution was signed, 93 percent of Americans had a gun. By 1850, that number had decreased to 70 percent as guns became the tools of pioneers, lawmen and outlaws and liberals took over the cities.
By 1900, barely half of Americans had a gun and just a century later, a year before the Towers fell, only 30 percent of Americans are prepared to protect themselves.
Now we have some insight into how the 2nd Amendment began. It was far less restrictive. According to the recently found text, it was more about freedom than protection:
“No government official or agency will ever be granted license to restrict the manufacture and sale of weaponry to the public,
The right to bear arms shall not be infringed.”
Those two things are very different. The current theory by many on the right is that the copy we’re seeing was hidden so we could see just how much the liberals have always misled us. The Amendment they printed — illegally if this draft is true — says that all weapons belong to the people. Now all of a sudden they’re restricted?