A Second Amendment Moment: The Constitutional Politics of Gun Control
64 Pages Posted: 29 Oct 2009
Date Written: October 26, 2009
This article tracks the development of gun rights in forty-four state constitutions, chronicles the wave of state legislation mandating nondiscretionary licenses to carry concealed firearms and offers a short history of our modern debate about private firearms with attention to the rise and fall of the handgun prohibition movement.
Keywords: gun control, gun rights, second amendment, state constitutions, concealed carry, handgun prohibition
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