Bill of Rights: The 2nd Amendment
Created on May 28, 2023
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Bill of Rights: first 10 articles (Amendments) of the Constitution, that guarantee the Citizens' rights
How was the Bill of Rights born?
Bill of Rights, 2nd Amendment
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.
Is reaching a compromisepossible?
Two different sides:
- People wanting to control weapon possessions
- Conservatives - that see weapon possession as a "inalienable" right
(as "normal" murders weren't alarming enough)
The United States hasthe highest homicide rate:7.8 per 100,000 population in 2020
- Mass shootings
- "Accidental" shootings
each State's laws, too
This depends on
A brief comparison
Permission to own a weaponas long as one's over 18
Forbidden to own a weapon without a license and to carry it in public places
588,696 firearms registered in Texas in 2017
Peaks in Texas, California and Florida for weapon possession
The US has the highest estimated number of weapons per person in the world (120.5 guns every 100 people)
US civilians own 393 million firearms, and 35% to 42% of households in the country have at least one gun
Indiana first introduced the issue of regolamentation
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