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December 15, 1791 The Second Amendment, or Amendment II, of the United States Constitution is the amendment and the section of the Bill of Rights that says that people have the right to keep and bear arms. The second amendment was passed to provide more power to state militias, which today are considered the National Guard. It was deemed a compromise between Federalists — those who supported the Constitution as it was ratified — and the anti-Federalists — those who supported states having more power. “A well-regulated militia, composed of the body of the people, being the best security of a Free State, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” The second amendment means a well-regulated militia, composed of the body of the people,
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Unformatted text preview: trained to arms, is the proper, natural, and safe defense of a Free State. ● It is signi²cant because it gives the people power to rise up against any uncons±tu±onal acts, presented by the government. ● The Second Amendment does not grant any right to bear arms. Furthermore, the rest of the Bill of Rights does not describe any right to do so. These rights are thought of as natural rights or God-given rights. In the Bill of Rights, the Second Amendment is just a reminder to the government that they should not try to stop people from having this right. h³ps:// h³p:// h³p://tenthamendmentcenter.com/2014/09/22/2nd-amendment-original-meaning-and-purpose/...
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  • Spring '14
  • United States Bill of Rights, Second Amendment to the United States Constitution, Second Amendment

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