2nd Amendment to the US Constitution:
"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."
I've been reading a lot about this lately and wanted to know what you all think. What follows is my re-write of the 2A, based on the founders' understanding of words lost on much of modern America:
"A well-trained body of defenders being necessary to protect against the loss of freedom, the right of the people to keep and carry arms will not be violated."
Obviously, my clarification is mostly based on further definition of the words:
secure - to protect against loss or theft
bear - to carry