Most conservatives in the U.S. have never read the Constitution, but take comfort in the notion that something in it gives them the right to own semi-automatic weapons and use them whenever they are in the mood. Maybe I’ve overstated things here. The second Amendment to the Constitution reads “A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” For some reason, there is no fine print that mentions using these arms. The second amendment does not grant the right to kill. Conservatives generally consider themselves religious, and believe that the Ten Commandments are important. Most would claim to have read the Bible, but few know that…