"While some have argued that the Second Amendment guarantees only a 'collective' right of the states to maintain militias, I believe the amendment's plain meaning and original intent prove otherwise,"
Ashcroft wrote. 
"The current position of the United States ... is that the Second Amendment more broadly protects the rights of  individuals, including persons who are not members of any militia or engaged in active military service or training, to possess and bear their own firearms," Solicitor General Theodore Olson 
The Bush administration has told the Supreme Court for the first time that it believes the Constitution protects an individual’s right to possess guns, reversing  the government’s longstanding interpretation of the Second Amendment.  A book on guns and early Americans has been proven a fraud, and here's what I find most fascinating: The professional historians loved and praised the bogus offering — largely, it seems, because they thought it helped the cause of gun control — while initially scorning a software engineer who exposed its fallacies. 
--2ndAmend-US-SuprmCt-50802 --AntiGun-HistorianLies-n0602
"The first recorded act of violence was when Cain slew his brother Abel out in the field.  The villain was not the
 club he used.  Neither was it the NCA, the National Club Association.  The true killer was Cain, and the reason for the murder could only be found in Cain's heart. 
                 ALMOST EVERYONE HAS 
                  AT LEAST ONE DOCTOR.
--ColumbineScottTestimony --JPD-stats-n2002
The three-judge panel's unanimous ruling Thursday conflicts with Attorney General John Ashcroft's interpretation of the Second Amendment and with a 2001 ruling by the federal appeals in New Orleans.  New Yorker Ron Dixon could face jail time for using an unlicensed gun to shoot an intruder in his home. 
--9thCircusCourt-'again'-12/6/02 --HomeDefenderBeingScrewed-2/28/03