if the Second Amendment was meant to provide for creating a state army/organized militia (the “collective rights” view,) wouldn’t that be at odds with U.S. Const. art. I, § 10, cl. 3 “No State shall, without the Consent of Congress, lay any duty of Tonnage, keep Troops, or Ships of War in time of Peace…?”
Probably addressed in one of the Heller briefs I wasn’t able to read, but this is what you get reading the Constitution at midnight.