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ABrainDisease 2 points ago +3 / -1

No. A free state refers to the individual states within the union. The 2A allows us to defend our state against a tyrannical federal govt (not a state) OR foreign invaders.

GaIIowBoob 2 points ago +2 / -0

New York Colony originally had the 2nd amendment verbiage, except it included the word tyranny to make sure no tyrant tried to claim it was about muskets, hunting, or sitting purpose.