http://www.townonline.com/hingham/opinion/x588618535We are living in a very different world than when the Constitution was written 220 years ago. The Second Amendment, which enabled every citizen 'to bear arms,' is no longer relevant. When this right was established, individuals feared for their safety from marauding Indians and 'to keep the wolf from the door.
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Today, we have well-regulated police departments to provide for our safety, so the necessity for gun ownership should be limited to those who have permits for hunting purposes. And to provide additional safety, I suggest that those who own guns (hunters) should store their guns in an armory . . .