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09/07/2019

what is the history of the sencond amendment?

QUESTION
what is the history of the sencond amendment?
I need to write an essay and one of my questions is what is the history of the second amendment \.

ANSWER
The Second Amendment is a part of the Bill of Rights, which refers to the first 10 amendments to the Constitution. It was created September 29, 1789, and ratified December 15, 1791. You should acquaint yourself with, and research four court cases related to the second amendment:

US vs Cruikshank (1875)
US vs Miller (1939)
District of Columbia vs Heller (2008)
McDonald vs Chicago (2010)

The Second Amendment is under fire from state and federal legislation as we speak. It is undoubtedly clear that the Founders meant for citizens to have the capacity to own firearms, but progressives generally think that the government should be able to regulate firearms regardless.