Jill Lepore examines the history of gun ownership in America, from the Second Amendment and the to George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin.
* Click here to see why the following commonly cited statistic does not meet Just Facts’ Standards of Credibility : “In homes with guns, the homicide of a household member is almost 3 times more likely to occur than in homes without guns.”
Calculate how much gun control policies are worth in your state. Including the economic side of the issue.
“It is therefore abundantly plain that the founding fathers recognized the type of danger incident to registration of arms; the second amendment seeks to curtail the possibility of widespread or politically selective confiscation” (Chaplain ). Thus, any type of gun control legislation, especially at the federal levels, appears to be at odds with the intent of the second amendment.
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