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  •  I think the aim is more to make it comply (3+ / 0-)
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    with the Second Amendment...making the Arizona State Guard appear to be a "well regulated militia".  For what it's worth.

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    by Bisbonian on Sun Jan 27, 2013 at 02:21:27 PM PST

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    •  No doubt at least part of the intent (1+ / 0-)
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      is to set up an apparent constitutional conflict between some vague 2nd Amendment notion and the Supremacy Clause (see below).

      "Vague" primarily because a "militia" that has no actual members, no funding, and no mission is hardly "well regulated." This statute would apply to persons "eligible" for a not quite existent militia.

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      by DaNang65 on Sun Jan 27, 2013 at 02:43:19 PM PST

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