The founders were very clear and very wise on this. The public’s ignorance about their own country’s history didn’t happen by accident.
Their Own Quotes Prove They Wanted Americans Armed, and Government Restrained
The Founding Fathers agree: an armed population makes good government. Numerous quotes from the revolutionary era make their intent extremely clear — that individuals were meant to keep and bear arms for the protection of the country and the defense of its Constitution and Bill of Rights.
The 2nd Amendment is in place to discourage dictators and protect the Bill of Rights and Constitution. …