Comment: National Guard are welcome

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National Guard are welcome

But the second amendment is there to protect the citizen militia and deter every agent of the state from enacting or enforcing orders that violate protected rights. Rule by law is only possible when laws have plain meaning. If the laws are byzantine and shift in meaning we become ruled by the interpreters of the law. The second amendment ensures the citizens can motivate our government to be vigilent about how it reinterprets the law.