SC senator proposes bill to make everyone a militia member
The bill aims to make sure no federal law can ever seize guns
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – State Sen. Tom Corbin has introduced a bill that would make everyone over 17 who can legally own a gun a member of a militia.
South Carolina’s constitution allows the governor to call up an “unorganized militia.”
Supporters of the bill say if everyone is a member of a militia, then they all fall under the opening clause of the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution that starts “A well regulated Militia.”
A Democratic senator says it looks like a solution seeking a problem.