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Amendment 2

The Right to Bear Arms

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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.

Vocabulary:

 

Try the Amendment 2 & 3 Vocabulary Quiz

Rewrite Amendment in your own words in the space below. Print it out and give it to your instructor or teacher or copy and paste it into an e-mail to send him/her.

 

Discussion Questions:

  1. What limitations should there be as far as the right for citizens to bear arms or weapons?

  2. Debate with your group the rights of citizens to bear arms versus the rights of the public to be protected from the potential dangers posed by citizens who bear arms.

 

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