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The Second Amendment

Joan C. Hawxhurst

The Second Amendment

by Joan C. Hawxhurst

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Published by Silver Burdett Press in Morristown, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Firearms -- Law and legislation -- History -- Juvenile literature,
  • Constitutional amendments -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature,
  • United States -- Militia -- History -- Juvenile literature

  • About the Edition

    Traces the historical origins of provisions of the Second Amendment: the right to keep and bear arms, and the maintenance of a militia.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Joan C. Hawxhurst ; with an introduction by a famous historian.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    SeriesThe American heritage history of the Bill of Rights, American heritage history of the Bill of Rights
    The Physical Object
    Pagination142 p. :
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23260537M
    ISBN 100382241800, 0382241932

      The Framers recognized this when they ratified the Second Amendment, which the Supreme Court recently held was written to codify — and thus prevent the government from infringing on . The Twenty-second Amendment (Amendment XXII) to the United States Constitution sets a limit on the number of times an individual is eligible for election to the office of President of the United States, and also sets additional eligibility conditions for presidents who succeed to .

      “In this riveting book, The Hidden History of Guns and the Second Amendment, Thom Hartmann exposes the searing social and human costs of a nation awash in firearms. Because it is impossible to understand the present without understanding the past, Hartmann shows how the history of genocide and slavery forms the bedrock of United States 5/5(1). Second Amendment, the one that protects the rest. feel free to click the "Share" button below to share this picture with your ers: K.

    Michael Waldman talked about his book, The Second Amendment: A Biography, in which he examines the history of the Second Amendment, which protects the right of individuals to keep and bear arms. An Author’s Vision of A Second American Revolution. Gary Hansen’s book, The Second Revolution, is an apocalyptic tale about a president who tramples upon the Constitution generally and the Second Amendment in particular. It’s Hansen’s vision of what might happen with such a scenario.


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The Second Amendment, ratified inis one of 10 amendments that form the Bill of Rights. It establishes the right to bear arms and figures prominently in. The Second Amendment is a natural right that owes its existence only to the fundamental rule of self preservation found in nature.

Government of any sort has no power over such a natural law. It is a right granted by nature and God. It is not to be touched by the hands of bureaucracy/5().

The Second Amendment: The Second Amendment book Biography by Michael Waldman is an important book that looks at two important things regarding the Constitution. First, it is a history 4/5. 2nd Amendment. Website. Community See All. 1, people like this. 1, people follow this. About See All.

Website. Page Transparency See More. Facebook is showing information The Second Amendment book help you better understand the purpose of a Page. See actions taken by the people who manage and post ers: M. The Second Amendment (Amendment II) to the United States Constitution protects the individual right to keep and bear arms.

It was ratified on Decem as part of the Bill of Rights. In District of Columbia (), the Supreme Court affirmed for the first time that the right belongs to individuals, for self-defense in the home, while also including, as dicta, that the right.

In The Second Amendment: A Biography, Michael Waldman shows that our view of the amendment is set, at each stage, not by a pristine constitutional text, but by the push and pull, the rough and tumble of political advocacy and public agitation/5(5).

After decades of silence on the Second Amendment, the U.S. Supreme Court has presided over the case of District of Columbia vs. Heller. At issue is whether the Second Amendment protects a private citizen's right to keep and bear arms.

While much has been written about gun control and related issues, no book has delved so deeply into the nature of the right to keep and bear arms as it was. Let’s make the Second Amendment Book Bomb a publishing phenomenon so great that even the mainstream media will have to take notice.

Let’s spread The Founders’ Second Amendment so far and wide that Americans across the political spectrum, and all walks of life, will be discussing the Second Amendment in every possible venue. The Second Amendment to the Constitution, a protection of the ownership of firearms, has become the source of heated controversy in recent years.

Learn about the Founders' views on this important freedom and their solutions for averting the plague of violence that has disrupted communications.

ack. Case Lot:   Review: ‘The Second Amendment’ is a smart history of guns and the U.S. Author Michael Waldman and the cover of his book, “The Second Amendment.”. Given the ineffectiveness of the gun control lobby, it's time for a strategy with spine.

In Repeal the Second Amendment, Allan J. Lichtman has written the first book that uses history, legal theory and up-to-the-minute data to make a compelling case for the amendment’s repeal in order to create a clear road to sensible gun control in the US.

“The ongoing debate about the Second Amendment and the right to bear arms continues to set off multiple explosions in the blogosphere.

Waldman's new book will not make the most zealous NRA advocates happy, but for anyone who wants his or her history of the Second Amendment straight-up, this is the most comprehensive, accessible, and compelling version of the story in print.”Released on: Second Amendment, amendment to the Constitution of the United States, adopted in as part of the Bill of Rights, that provided a constitutional check on congressional power under Article I Section 8 to organize, arm, and discipline the federal militia.

Note: This is an excerpt from The Second Amendment Works: A Primer on How to Defend Our Most Important Right. When I was a teenager, I supported gun control. I had no real understanding of the issue, having never been taught about the history, purpose or efficacy of the right to bear arms in school.

I read Robert Sherrill’s book, The Saturday Night Special, and supported candidates who were. The Second Amendment was written in part to allay this worry — and that may be its entire meaning.

Many, however, have read it to mean that guns in individual hands are a natural right. Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment, is a deeply researched—and deeply disturbing—history of guns and gun laws in the United States, from the original colonization of the country to the present.

As historian and educator Dunbar-Ortiz explains, in order to understand the current obstacles to gun control, we must understand. 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.

On the one hand, some believe that the Amendment. Stephen Halbrook’s The Founders’ Second Amendment is the first in-depth, book-length account of the origins of the Second Amendment, based on the Founders’ own statements as found in newspapers, correspondence, debates, and resolutions.

For more than 50 years, the Conservative Book Club has guided book lovers to the best conservative books and authors of our times. While the mainstream media tends to celebrate only books from the Left, the Conservative Book Club has provided a much-needed resource for readers interested in conservative politics and conservative values.

“In this riveting book, The Hidden History of Guns and the Second Amendment, Thom Hartmann exposes the searing social and human costs of a nation awash in firearms. Because it is impossible to understand the present without understanding the past, Hartmann shows how the history of genocide and slavery forms the bedrock of United States.

“The Founders’ Second Amendment: Origins of the Right to Bear Arms: Halbrook is a well-published scholar who has written a timely, well-informed, lucid book on the ‘origins of the right to bear arms.’ He covers the Second Amendment’s historical underpinnings fromand so offers readers a rich interpretive framework from.Now, Michael Waldman, president of the prestigious Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, presents a provocative, often surprising, and much-needed history of this brief, but momentous, constitutional provision – from Bunker Hill and James Madison to Newtown and Justice Scalia – in THE SECOND AMENDMENT: A Biography (Simon.