What is the 2nd Amendment for?
U.S. Constitution: The right of the people to keep and bear arms
by Pinedale Online!
January 26, 2013
The Second Amendment (Amendment II) to the United States Constitution is the part of the United States Bill of Rights that protects the right of the people to keep and bear arms. It was adopted on December 15, 1791, along with the rest of the Bill of Rights.
There is a lot of information available online with discussions about this topic. Here are links to some pages that give information about what the 2nd Amendment is, why the founders felt it was important to make the right to keep and bear arms part of the countryís founding principles, international forces that want to change U.S. gun laws, and pro and con discussions about the issue.
Second Amendment to the United States Constitution Wikipedia
The History of the Second Amendment By David E. Vandercoy, The right of individuals to bear arms, a check on government
The Second Amendment: The Framers' Intentions Lecture Law Library
Why was the Second Amendment written, and why is it still important today? Student/Teacher discussion comments about the 2nd Amendment and why is it important today? Law, E-Notes
How do you kill 11 million people? Book by Andy Andrews. Answer: Lie to them and disarm them. "Through the lens of the Holocaust, Andy examines how Hitler was able to get eleven million people to march to their deaths with so little resistance. In short, he lied to them. And, sadly, they believed it."
Overcoming Delusions About the Second Amendment By Jeffry Sachs, Huffington Post, "The Second Amendment is a relic of the founding era more than two centuries ago. Its purpose is long past."
The Second Amendment isnít about hunting: itís about self-defense By AWR Hawkins, breitbart.com
The American Legion position on the Second Amendment
U.N. Agreement Should Have All Gun Owners Up In Arms By Larry Bell, Forbes.com, international agreements designed to disarm Americans and nullify the 2nd Amendment of the U.S. Constitution
Senator Dianne Feinstein introduces gun ban bill in Senate Pinedale Online!