Originally Posted by fredfertang
Hmmm - so if I have a handgun holed up in my trailer I'll be able to hold off the heavily armed and organised militia that I suspect a rogue government might have - they are amazing aren't they!
I blame the movie industry myself ......................
In fairness, we've seen armed populations put up pretty effective resistance guerrilla style against modern armies. Not that I buy that excuse, of course.
Plus, though it definitely doesn't make sense anymore, the purpose of the second amendment was exactly that.