Joining the National Guard as a requirement for owning a gun has a number of benefits, and complies with the Second Amendment.

Let me address the Second Amendment issue first. Just as a reminder, the Second Amendment reads:

“ A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”

Each of the States of the United States regulate the National Guard, and I would suggest the National Guard represents a standard for a well-regulated Militia. “National Guard” became a standard nationwide militia title…

J. R. "Bob" Dobbs

Mild-mannered reporter for a great metropolitan newspaper. … Ok I confess. I am not a reporter, and I am far from mild-mannered.

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