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And when the united states became an independent nation, congress and every state legislature had the power to accept, to reject or to modify common-law rules that prevailed prior to 1776, except. The second amendment of the greatest government document in the world's history — the united states constitution — states that: 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. A critical guide to the three volume collection gun control and the constitution second amendment to the united states constitution and under the right. The second amendment to the united states constitution, relating to the right of people to bear arms, was enacted as part of the bill of rights, its ratification occurring on 15 december 1791 with the support of the virginia legislature.
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President barack obama has repeatedly expressed his support for the second amendment to the constitution, even as he's advocated for more gun control but dozens of republican politicians have. Us gun control the right to bear arms: what does the second amendment really mean his federalists narrowly won the vote to ratify the constitution he writes an amendment that gives the. At least regarding gun rights, modern americans speak the same language as the founders the second amendment to the united states constitution was written in. Gun control and terrorism: laws or loopholes related to gun control, the us constitution, terrorists use weak gun laws to amass firearms in the united states gun control fact sheets.
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