Banned in the USA: Bump Stocks... Armor Up

grarpamp grarpamp at
Wed Dec 19 23:06:59 PST 2018 trump

Due process: A feelgood fiction of all Governments
foisted upon sheeple.

In Old English, beran (past tense baer) means to bear, bring, bring
forth, or produce; to endure or sustain; or to wear.

The Bill of Rights 1689 allowed Protestant citizens of England to
"have Arms for their Defence suitable to their Conditions and as
allowed by Law" and restricted the ability of the English Crown to
have a standing army or to interfere with Protestants' right to bear
arms "when Papists were both Armed and Imployed contrary to Law" and
established that Parliament, not the Crown, could regulate the right
to bear arms.

Sir William Blackstone wrote in the 18th century that the right to
have arms was auxiliary to the "natural right of resistance and
self-preservation" subject to suitability and allowance by law. The
term arms as used in the 1600s, the term refers to the process of
equipping for war. It is commonly used as a synonym for weapon.

Inclusion of this right in a written constitution is uncommon. In
1875, 17 percent of constitutions included a right to bear arms. Since
the early twentieth century, "the proportion has been less than 9
percent and falling". In their historical survey and comparative
analysis of constitutions dating back to 1789, Tom Ginsburg and
colleagues "identified only 15 constitutions (in nine countries) that
had ever included an explicit right to bear arms. Almost all of these
constitutions have been in Latin America, and most were from the 19th

Generally, where modern constitutions refer to arms at all, the
purpose is "to allow the government to regulate their use or to compel
military service, not to provide a right to bear them". Constitutions
which historically guaranteed a right to bear arms are those of
Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Liberia, Mexico,
Nicaragua and the United States of America. Nearly all of the Latin
American examples were modelled on that of the United States. At
present, out of the world’s nearly 200 constitutions, three still
include a right to bear arms: Guatemala, Mexico, and the United
States; of these three, only the last does not include explicit
restrictive conditions.

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