There's nothing "well regulated" about an angry white mob of uncoordinated, often untrained, sometimes criminally convicted civilians off firing away at the "other."
The only thing keeping Republicans in power right now is money, and they'll tell any lies to hold onto that money.
The United States Air Force, itself sworn to "support and defend the Constitution," cannot abide by, support, or defend either the First Amendment or Article VI and rejected an atheist airman's attempt to reenlist to serve and defend his country unless he swears a religious oath.
Ted Cruz was introducing his father at the Watchmen on the Wall, sponsored by the extremist Family Research Council and combined the Koch-Republican-Supreme Court definition of money as speech with a very healthy dose of Republican fear mongering to influence evangelical fanatics into believing Senate Democrats were abolishing the 1st Amendment.
Bright says, "If the Tenth Amendment won't protect the Second, we might have to use the Second to protect the Tenth."
There is a group of Americans attempting to force a segment of the population to give up their constitutional rights and it is not President Obama, but Republicans and their legislative arm ALEC.
Trends in militarization, surveillance, and civil liberties violations raise disturbing questions about the exchange of liberty for security.