The Founders' Second Amendment: Origins of the Right to Bear Arms

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Do Americans have a constitutional right to bear arms? Or is this power vested solely in government? Recent years have seen a sea change in scholarship on the Second Amendment. Beginning in the 1960s, a revisionist view emerged that individuals had a "right" to bear arms only in militia service--a limited, collective right. But in the late 1980s a handful of scholars began producing an altogether persuasive analysis that changed thinking on the matter, so that today, even in canonical textbooks, bearing arms is acknowledged ...

The Founders' Second Amendment: Origins of the Right to Bear Arms 2012, Ivan R. Dee Publisher

ISBN-13: 9781566639712

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The Founders' Second Amendment: Origins of the Right to Bear Arms 2008, Foundation Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9781566637923

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