“From the very beginning you weren’t allowed to have certain weapons,” Biden said. “You weren’t allowed to own a cannon during the Revolutionary War as an individual.””Anybody think you should be able to go out and have a machine gun these days?” Biden asked. [More]
Don’t tell that to Ben Franklin, who helped a volunteer militia get cannons from his business pals or “leading Loyalist, Colonel Philip Skene … prepared to defend his manor with cannons and his own armed schooner.” Or the privateers (Letters of Marque and Reprisal are still authorized by that Constitution this execrable dolt knows nothing about).
And guess what…?
As for mgs, somebody needs to tell this dope plenty have them, and no less an authority than the Supreme Court opined “ordinary military equipment [that] could contribute to the common defense” was protected.