You ask permission to drive on the public roads. You are granted that permission when a license is issued to you by your state of residence.
The “Right of The People” is both collective and individual. We have what should be an unconditional right to keep and bear arms on our own property and where we are given permission to do so by other property owners.
Whether we like to admit it or not the gov’t has established satisfactorily plenary power to regulate possession and carry on public/gov’t property.
It is what it is and banging our heads against a brick wall in denial won’t bring the wall down, it will just give you a headache and eventually render you unconscious.