A big argument going around on the Gun Control/Ban issue is....the militia is the National Guard so the 2nd amendment doesn't apply to the regular citizen.
Well I say pishtoshposhtishtishpish !
Guess what....there is a definition/law that says.....Normal folks "ARE/CAN" be an unorganized militia with all the rights.
(b) The classes of the militia are -
(1) the organized militia, which consists of the National Guard
and the Naval Militia; and
(2) the unorganized militia, which consists of the members of
the militia who are not members of the National Guard or the
If you'll notice in this "Link" there has been one revision to 10 USC CHAPTER 13 - Statute (b) (2) - THE MILITIA 01/03/2012 (112-90) HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES
(b) A person who claims exemption because of religious belief is
exempt from militia duty in a combatant capacity, if the
conscientious holding of that belief is established under such
regulations as the President may prescribe. However, such a person
is not exempt from militia duty that the President determines to be