The 2nd Amendment to the US Constitution is not second by chance. It was seen as crucial in protecting our 1st Amendment rights. The state and local governments have enacted a myriad of guns laws that restrict the use of firearms to the point that they become useless as a means of self defense and criminalizes there possession. For example, Vermont borders Massachusetts. Vermont has no gun laws of any kind and almost no crime. You can carry a firearm any way that is considered safe. NH has a constitutional carry law. Massachusetts has a plethora of gun laws that restrict their use, how to carry them and where you can take them. There are pages and pages of nonsensical anti gun legislation. Gun lock requirements that render a firearm useless for self defense. Massachusetts also has a much higher crime rate. When traveling from low crime Vermont and New Hampshire to high crime Massachusetts, a US citizen legally carrying a concealed firearm becomes an instant felon just by crossing the state border in the US of A. It makes no sense. It is the 2nd Amendment to the US Constitution that gives US citizens the right to bear arms and the states should not be allowed to infringe upon that right. A law abiding citizen with a permit to carry a concealed weapon from his own state should be allowed reciprocal rights for each of the 50 United States of America On June 28, 2010 the US Supreme Court Decision in the case of McDonald v City of Chicago has reaffirmed my position as being the most reasonable and legal interpretation of our 2nd Amendment rights. On June 23, 2022, the Supreme Court issued a landmark decision to protect our Second Amendment rights. If you’re anything like me, you were cheering and breathing a sigh of relief. This was a huge win for the 2A community. Justice Clarence Thomas wrote in his majority opinion,“The constitutional right to bear arms in public for self-defense is not a second-class right, subject to an entirely different body of rules than the other Bill of Rights guarantees.” Duh! It's about time. I'm guessing the the riots in the Summer of 2020 and the illegal demonstrations in front of the US Supreme Court Justices homes had an effect on the decision. I believe the lefts tactics are backfiring. Many in both parties want to slice and dice the US Constitution to fit the modern times by saying, "We have to keep the guns out of the hands of terrorists at all costs!!" How about putting the terrorists on a secret do not fly list and prevent them from coming here in the first place. It is not unprecedented. Jimmy Carter did it in the 1980s when the Iranians held American hostages and chanted "Death To America!!" He did the right thing. Why would you let anyone in this country from a country who's leaders chant "Death to America??" My solution is much more simple. Why don't we enforce border security and keep the terrorists out of the country. When Obama became president, hundreds of thousands of political refugees from countries infested with radical Muslim terrorists that vowed to do us harm were allowed to come to the US. Then, the gun grabbers pompously state that we need to disarm them. If they were not here, we would not have to disarm them or any other honest American citizen that happened to get caught up in that political drag net. Please take 5 minutes of your time to view this short video titled “Kelly Ayotte. What Was She Thinking??” That video shows that organized crime has a free pass to operate, unfettered by the law, in the Live Free Or Die State Of NH. It is a prime reason why the 2nd Amendment to the US Constitution must not be infringed upon.