You could equally argue that the Amendment is out of date. The framers
believed that a militia was essential to the preservation of a free
state. The may well have been true in those days but is probably not
Indeed you could argue that the presence on a militia is a
threat rather than an aid to a free state. It's not written in stone;
it can be repealed.
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