Pseudo historian David Barton on the 2nd amendment
Barton insisted that the Founders called the Second Amendment “the biblical right of self defense” and crafted it to ensure that citizens could protect themselves again any and all threats, including the government, with equal firepower.
In Barton’s view, whatever weapons the government possesses must also be available to the population at large because the citizens might one day need to resist the government, so this principle of “equal power … has got to control the gun control debate”:
Finding biblical meaning in any part of the Constitution is nothing new for Barton. In fact, he has repeatedly made false claims that the US Consitution contains several direct quotations from the Bible.