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*People can abuse the use of firearms, by using them to rob banks, or to harm others.
*Some firearms are small, which can be a good thing to protect yourself, but it can also be a bad thing, because robbers will most likely use these types of guns, so they will be able to sneak them in places easier than trying to bring a bigger gun, and have a chance of being caught.
*The government is trying to take away the use of smaller firearms, because of this reason, so what do you think, should they take away this right, or should it stay the same.
Protecting the 2nd Amendment - The Right to Keep And Bear Arms.
In June 2008, the Supreme Court (in ) ruled 5-4 that the Second Amendment protects an individual right to keep and bear arms, although it said some restrictions are permissible.
The right to bear arms has long been an American tradition. From the time colonists settled on North American soil, Americans have held weapons to protect themselves. Armed citizen-soldiers won America's freedom from English rule more than two centuries ago. Partly because of this long-standing tradition, attempts to restrict a citizen's right to own a gun evoke strong emotions.
citizens the right to bear arms
It is strange that Anthony Wagner, in (wherea number of these texts are cited) acknowledges that "the notion thatarms belong to the nobility seems here entirely absent...this may perhapsbe characteristic of the juristic as against the chivalric point of view."However, the evidence he cites to expound the "chivalric point ofview" show no such notion that arms belong to the nobility, and hemakes in essence a logical mistake: since arms were required to enter intotournaments, he reasons, only those who participated in tournaments couldbear arms. True, heralds asked for arms to be displayed so they could verifythe nobility of the participants; heralds knew, or had listings of, thearmorial bearings of the nobility and knightly class, and showing one'sarms was like showing an identification document. But, if it is true that,in the US, one must be 21 or older to drink beer, it is not true that allthose aged 21 or more drink beer.
Rethinking the Right to Bear Arms | The American Conservative
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that not only was the ordinance valid,but there was no individual right to keep and bear arms under the SecondAmendment (
Rethinking the Right to Bear Arms | The American …
He recognizes them as valid, though of less authority and dignity thanarms granted by the prince (he denies heralds the right to grant arms).Note that this is written 23 years after the writs of 1417, which showsthat these writs must not have been enforced very well, even for soldiersfighting in France (let alone the rest of society, which they did not coverin any case).
A Primer on the Constitutional Right to Keep and Bear Arms
but if circumstances should at any time oblige the government to form an army of any magnitude, that army can never be formidable to the liberties of the people, while there is a large body of citizens, little if at all inferior to them in discipline and use of arms, who stand ready to defend their rights ..."
Right to Keep and Bear Arms & Liberty Quotes
In practice, all sorts of people had arms in the Middle Ages. Thereis no doubt that heraldry originated with the feudal nobility in the mid12th century, but the spread to other classes of society was rather rapid.