Right to Bear Arms
Right to Bear Arms History
Law, politics, and culture evolve with the times. These stories show why.
Original Meaning of the Second Amendment
Much debate over gun rights centers on "original meaning" of Second AmendmentBut the Second Amendment was written poorly and its original meaning is unclear A well regulated militia, being necessar...
The Colfax County Massacre
First Supreme Court gun rights case grew out of 1873 KKK massacre in LouisianaGovernment charged that KKK mob had violated black citizens' rights to keep and bear arms On 12 April 1873, an armed wh...
Charlton Heston and the NRA
Actor Charlton Heston served as president of National Rifle Association from 1998-2003Famously said the government could take away his guns from his "cold, dead hands" In 2000, Charlton Heston stoo...
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