Second Amendment Right


You have the right to bear arms
I have the right to bear hearts
You just took him away, his life was just at its start

He was just seventeen, the world was his oyster,
But you took one look and reached for your holster

I suppose you can't be faulted, you were within your rights
How were you to know what would happen that night?
It was dark and you were scared, you had no choice
With the squeeze of a trigger you stifled his voice

In a maelstrom of adolescence he twisted and turned
Whether black or white his fire did burn
But on that night he let out a shout
Before he knew it his fire was out

When confronted with the details of that particular night
You just smiled and said, "It was my second amendment right"

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