Reader Input: Understand amendment II

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How much longer is the media going to let the NRA control the gun debate? Their take on the whole issue is a lie.
The Second Amendment does not say a citizen has the right to own a firearm. Sorry. The Second Amendment was written so that we, the American public, may have a “collective militia” (i.e. army) for the common defense of our country.
The Second Amendment has nothing to do with individual rights; is not in any way about individual rights.
In fact, former Chief Justice Warren Burger went so far as to call the NRA’s interpretation of the Second Amendment “One of the greatest pieces of fraud perpetrated on the American public” ever.
Ron Lowe, Nevada City