The Right to Keep and Bear Arms Preceded the Second Amendment:
Written By: AWR Hawkins | Posted: Wednesday, May 30th, 2012
A recent article in The New Yorker titled "American Battleground," by Harvard's Jill Lepore, has been gnawing at me ever since I critiqued it last week for The Daily Caller. As I wrote then, it is a convoluted piece of quasi-academic work that is intended to make gun owners question the founders' position on private gun ownership and, if possible, open 21st-century American minds to the idea of more gun control.
Lepore does this via subtle and not-so-subtle attacks on the Second Amendment throughout the article.
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