Comment: The Point is that the Rights that are Protected are NOT given

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The Point is that the Rights that are Protected are NOT given

The Point is that the Rights that are Protected by the Government are NOT given by the government. Those rights are given by The Creator.

RIGHTS GIVEN BY THE CREATOR:
"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness"

RIGHTS PROTECTED BY THE GOVERNMENT
"That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, "

You say: "Government's job is to protect our rights, not us."

You are wrong about that. The Government gets its power from the consent of the governed. Therefore ultimately we are responsible for ourselves and the government is responisble to us.

And THAT is why the RIGHT to bear arms SHALL NOT be infringed.

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