from here.

“If the Los Angeles riots taught us anything, it’s that you’re a fool if you count on the authorities to protect you in times of civil chaos — in fact, at any time. In the end, only I can protect my family.”

“If you outlaw weapons, as so many squishy liberals yearn to do — well then, only the state and the outlaws will be armed. Which leaves ordinary citizens at the mercy of an all-powerful government and a variety of merciless criminal subcultures.

When Hitler and Stalin snatched power, one of their first moves was to outlaw private gun ownership. They understood that armed citizens are a mortal threat to totalitarian rule.”

Totalitarian rule is the desire of the present ruling class and usage of any crisis towards that purpose is their plan. The second amendment was written by people who understood governmental force and the need to oppose it. Hunting wasn’t on their minds when writing it.