The Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution covers the right to bear arms. However, its meaning is controversial. One camp believes the amendment applies only if states enact leg...
2nd Amendment - Bearing Arms
The Second Amendment to the US Constitution is the part of the United States Bill of Rights that protects a right to keep and bear arms from infringement by the federal government. The meaning and scope of this right has been described as among...
Ratified: December 15, 1791
The right to keep and bear arms (often referred to as the right to bear arms or to
have arms) is the people's right to possess arms for their own defense, as ...
Modern debates about the Second Amendment have focused on whether it
protects a private right of individuals to keep and bear arms, or a right that can be
The Second Amendment reads as follows:
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.
After the bank robbers challenged the law on Second Amendment grounds, Justice James... More »
Dec 9, 2015 ... The right of the people to keep and bear arms is not the product of the latest
research fads or exquisitely tortured “data journalism,” but a natural ...
Oct 12, 2015 ... Defenders of the unrestricted right to bear arms like the National Rifle Association
cite the Second Amendment to the Constitution as the bases ...
Jul 24, 2015 ... Updated | Let's start with an undeniable truth: In the United States, the people
have the right to keep and bear arms. And let's then acknowledge ...
Cases and materials concerning the Second Amendment right to keep and bear
Alabama: That every citizen has a right to bear arms in defense of himself and the
state. Art. I, § 26 (enacted 1819, art. I, § 23, with "defence" in place of "defense ...