Master_Jedi_Beefcake: By that logic, then, freedom of the press only encompasses the technology used at that time, either. And there is no prohibition about using infra-red sensors to look inside a person's home. The Supreme Court ruled in the latter case, by the way (http://www.nationalreview.com/dunphy/dunphy062201.shtml). They ruled that using the infrared camera to scan a home is a search. It Ergo, technological advances do not negate any provision in the Bill of Rights, nor do they place something outside their purview. The reason they did not use musket, rifle, pistol, or a less general term than arms is they figured that new technologies would be developed.