The Janus-Faced Second Amendment: Looking Backward to the Renaissance, Forward to the Enlightenment

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The Janus-Faced Second Amendment: Looking Backward to the Renaissance, Forward to the Enlightenment

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Post by Grayling813 » Tue Sep 17, 2019 5:34 pm

The Janus-Faced Second Amendment: Looking Backward to the Renaissance, Forward to the Enlightenment
https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm ... id=3446841
The Second Amendment has two clauses, the first stating the importance of a “well-regulated militia,” and the second guaranteeing the “right of the people to keep and bear arms.” The interplay between these was prominent in the seminal case of District of Columbia v. Heller, 554 U.S. 570 (2008), and will return later this year in New York State Rifle and Pistol Ass’n v. New York, No. 18-280 (cert. granted, Jan. 22, 2019).
Keep asking the question, “Cui bono?” (For whose benefit?)
“Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.”
~ Henry David Thoreau

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