The Second Amendment means the right to have a militia, but not the right to personal handgun possession. More gun control needed. Gun Control Debate May 3, 2010. Team Members : Leonela Perez Cecilia Campana Jean Baptist Bello Sam. What is the Second Amendment?.
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The Second Amendment means the right to have a militia, but not the right to personal handgun possession. More gun control needed.
“ 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. ”
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) defines the phrase To bear arms as "to serve as a soldier, do military service, fight."
Virginia Tech (was the most deadly in a long series of mass shootings in schools, workplaces, and other public settings in the United States.. killed 32 people and wounded many othersbefore committing suicide. The massacre is the deadliest peacetime shooting incident by a single gunman in United States history, on or off a school campus. Cho, an individual adjudicated as mentally unsound, to purchase handguns without detection by the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS). ….guns are too accessible, citing that Cho, a mentally unsound individual, was able to purchase two semi-automatic pistols despite state laws which should have prevented such purchase
Columbine (1999) killing 12 students and one teacher. We now know that the two young men responsible for the carnage [at Columbine High School] in Littleton, Colorado, in April 1999 had no difficulty obtaining the high-capacity assault weapons that were used in their rampage. ….They mentioned how they would like to leave a lasting impression on the world with this kind of violence.