The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Keep and Bear
Within the world of American firearms, there are a multitude of reasons why someone would chose to exercise their 2nd Amendment rights, and not all of those reason are explicitly explained in the language of The Constitution.
Obviously, the most straightforward and historically on-brand reason to purchase and maintain a firearm would be to prepare yourself in the case of a constitutional crisis that demands a wholesale uprising of the American people against the federal government. Luckily for all of us, this hasn’t been the most pressing concern in modern history.
Then, of course, we having hunting and self defense: Two bits of windfall that the 2nd Amendment’s guarantees have allowed us to enjoy. Hunting, in particular, continues to be revolutionized by firearm technology over the course of the last century, with this new technology allowing an ever more diverse group of Americans to engage in the time-honored tradition.post was originally published on this site