an individual right

This point: “….all nine of them agreed that the right was one held by individuals, not “the militia” is little reported on because it does not fit the controller’s fantasies. The difference among the justices was when the right was “in effect”. The majority held that people retained the right to exercise it at all times, not just while acting as a militia. The minority -wrongly and stupidly – believed that the individual right only pertained to service while serving in the militia.