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Old 07-15-2019, 12:19 PM   #22
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Default Re: The rights and consequences to bear arms in RPGs

Originally Posted by malloyd View Post
One detail that may escape American audiences is that carrying a weapon is almost never a *right*. Pretty much every prince ever would claim the authority to regulate or forbid weapons to anybody if they wanted to, and few political theorists would disagree. If they are not doing so, it's a liberty they are allowing, not a right inherent to you.
Carrying weapons is a claim to sovereignty. There's a lingering assumption in parts of the US that the people are sovereign.
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