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Cardinalix 24 points ago +24 / -0

Hate to be that guy but the Declaration of Independence is not the Constitution. The meme reads: "The Constitution actually says..." and the proceeds with: It's in the Declaration of Independence..." They are both considered founding documents but they are definitely distinct from each other.

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TheMoreYouKnowOkay 6 points ago +6 / -0

It's in the constitution also (second amendment), but not as clearly worded:

A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.

Meaning the people can use arms against the State if it is no longer "free".

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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.