It Takes a Militia: A Communitarian Case for Compulsory Arms Bearing
Glenn Harlan Reynolds
University of Tennessee College of Law
Brannon P. Denning
Samford University - Cumberland School of Law
William and Mary Bill of Rights Journal, Vol. 5, pp. 185-214, 1996
In this Essay, the authors demonstrate that Communitarians and militias actually have more in common than it might at first appear. Summarizing the Communitarian agenda, the authors note that Communitarians speak a language that would be readily understood by the Framers, who saw militias as an important vehicle through which civic virtue could be transmitted.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 22
Keywords: reynolds, denning, second amendment, right to bear arms
Date posted: January 27, 2007
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