The antiquated right: an argument for the repeal of the Second Amendment
Over two hundred years ago, the United States enacted a constitutional amendment ensuring the ability of states to form militias. Although the militia has become obsolete, over 30,000 Americans die every year by gunfire. Both pro-gun and pro-control advocates put forth credible proposals for reducing gun violence, but all too often this public policy debate gets sidetracked by invocation of the Second Amendment right to bear arms, which improperly makes a constitutional issue out of a public policy matter. This book argues for the repeal of the Second Amendment because this amendment no longer serves its original constitutional purpose, and it disrupts the contemporary gun debate.
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Whose Right to Bear Arms Did the Second Amendment Protect?
Saul Cornell,Robert E. Shalhope
No preview available - 2000
Preface by David A Schultz
Constitutional and Statutory Law
English Origins 1
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