Especially since access to 1700-era dictionaries and contemporaneous American writing is easier than ever.
You’re kidding, right? Metcalf doesn’t know that “well-regulated” is “referring to the property of something being in proper working order“? That it has nothing to do with government regulation?
I mean — WTF?
“I understand that driving a car is not a right protected by the Constitution, but to me the basic principle is the same.”
Uh, OK then.