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‘Originalism’ Only Gives the Conservative Justices One Option On a Key Gun Case

Regulations limiting armed travel in public, particularly in populous areas, stretch back over seven centuries.
Revolutionary War reenactment.

The Second-Amendment Case for Gun Control

It's a myth that the Founders opposed the regulation of deadly weapons.

Bearing Arms vs. Hunting Bears

The persistence of a mythic second amendment in contemporary Constitutional culture.

The Lessons of a School Shooting – in 1853

How a now-forgotten classroom murder inflamed the national gun argument.

Five Types of Gun Laws the Founding Fathers Loved

A Second Amendment scholar makes the case that gun restrictions are not a recent phenomenon.

Gun Anarchy and the Unfree State

The real history of the Second Amendment.

A Historian’s Revealing Research on Race and Gun Laws

The notion that gun control has racist origins is popular in gun rights circles. Here's what's wrong with the claim.
Confederate soldiers stand among the ruins of houses.

The Slave-State Origins of Modern Gun Rights

The idea of an unfettered right to carry weapons in public originates in the antebellum South, and its culture of violence and honor.