2 Answered Questions for the topic gun politics
What was the historical context of the 2nd amendment to the US Constitution?
The 2nd amendment states: > 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. There is a lot of... more
Were there weapons that a private citizen could not legally own in 1789 in the US?
For example: a cannon, certain types of muskets etc... Were there laws for whether women or freed slaves could not own specific weapons?