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Why Guns are Good – Gun Control (Part 2)

The Second Amendment of the Constitution, proposed to Congress on June 8, 1789 and ratified over two years later on December 15, 1791, says, “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.”

 

I think history is an important thing to keep in mind when discussing gun control.  Where did our country come from, and why did the founders think it was important to give the people a right to own guns?  You may have gathered by now that my background is in science, not history.  So I can’t give you a lot of details, but I’ll tell you what I know.  Read the rest of this entry

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