right to bear arms
As an American citizen, according to our democratic system, all law-abiding citizens have a right to bear arms. Yet if I am on a terror watch list or a no-fly list, I will fail a background check and not be allowed to legally purchase a firearm.
And so the questions percolate to the surface... Why does the current issue on guns meet with such divisiveness? Is it so
You must be tired after traveling all the way from 1791.
Consistent with prior precedent, the court found machine guns to be "dangerous and unusual" weapons.
You might call it the right to bear courage. Another thing about the right to bear arms -- which equals the right to sell
As we see the casualties mount with each new shooting, the one question gun advocates and gun opponents should both be asking, is: is there a way to save even one life, without threatening each person's ability to defend their own?
But Justices Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas would've gone further.
Certain semiautomatic firearms deserve the highest level of protection the Constitution allows, says appellate court.
That's an easy, simple truth. It can't be politicized, analyzed or reduced to anything other than what it is: reality. My brother is dead because of a gun. You can lump him into a statistic. You can break down the circumstances. But at the end of the day, what can I really say that will call you to action?
Opponents of gun control are also often single-issue voters; they decide who to vote for based solely on a candidate's position on guns. Support for gun control, by contrast, has been broad but not deep.