Second Amendment

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.

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When can the government limit the individual right to possess guns and other firearms—and when can’t it?

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The Second Amendment

by By Nelson Lund and Adam Winkler

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The Reasonable Right to Bear Arms

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Not a Second Class Right: The Second Amendment Today

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