TITLE

Second Thoughts

AUTHOR(S)
Amar, Akhil Reed
PUB. DATE
July 1999
SOURCE
New Republic;07/12/99, Vol. 221 Issue 2, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses what the right to bear arms, as stated in the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, mean. Examination of the errors in various interpretations of the 2nd Amendment; Importance of the words used in the Amendment; Difference in the militia during the revolutionary era and today; View taken by the gun control advocates about the obsolescence of the 2nd Amendment; Pro-gun view endorsed by the National Rifle Association; Negative view of a standing army at the time of the founding of the constitution.
ACCESSION #
1969591

 

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