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- Nov 2022
the belief that citizens should have the right to come together to decide what’s best for their community
What Klein overlooks is the Just Powers Clause in The Declaration of Independence.
It explains that people may only justly delegate powers to Gov that they actually have.
So one cannot, as in this case, "come together and decide" to infringe on the individual right to keep and bear arms because none of the individuals in Columbus have that power as an individual.
They can't justly delegate this power to Gov because they don't have the power themselves.