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The Second Amendment is an obstacle to gun control


What Bret Stephens gets wrong about the Second Amendment and Gun Control

The right to own a gun comes not from the Second Amendment, but from a 2008 U.S. Supreme Court decision in a case called District of Columbia v. Dick Anthony Heller not the Second Amendment. All the Second Amendment grants is a very vague “right to bear arms.” Lawyers and constitutional scholars have been arguing about the meaning of that phrase since the Amendment was written.

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