Originally Posted by ethanm
Gun people are cute. It's similar to people who drive Hummers. Y'all just want to play with the big boy toys without joining the big boy's club.
In most states, all able-bodied males over 18 belong to the state's militia. The militia may be called up in the event a tyrant--someone who acts by executive decree and ignores the law of the land--uses the military to oppress the people.
Furthermore, it is not the case that American citizens may only carry firearms when serving in the military overseas.