Amendment 2 : right to bear arms

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  • This program discusses the history of the "right to bear arms" Amendment. It details the controversy over the amendment as it relates to current gun control laws. Numerous court cases are cited as experts present both sides of the issue in this thorough and evenhanded analysis of the meaning of the 2nd Amendment.


  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Jan. 06, 2007.
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  • Closed-captioned.


  • American Independence (1:38) -- History of American Militias (1:09) -- Second Amendment Controversy (3:39)
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