United States Constitution

Second Amendment

The Second Amendment of the United States Constitution reads: "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed." Such language has created considerable debate regarding the Amendment's intended scope.

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Erwin Chemerinsky, Constitutional Law: Principles and Policies 26-28 (2006).

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