Halbrook investigates the period from 1768 to 1826, from the last years of British rule and the American Revolution through to the adoption of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, and the passing of the Founders' generation. Halbrook's the founders' second amendment is the first book-length account of the origins of the Second Amendment, debates, based on the Founders' own statements as found in newspapers, correspondence, and resolutions.
Mr. Stephen P. His book offers the most comprehensive analysis of the arguments behind the drafting and adoption of the Second Amendment, and the intentions of the men who created it.
The Second Amendment: A Biography
Famous for his theory of “originalism, ” Justice Antonin Scalia twisted it in this instance to base his argument on contemporary conditions. Waldman recounts the raucous public debate that has surrounded the amendment from its inception to the present. This book looks at history to provide some surprising, illuminating answers.
In the second amendment: a biography, not by a pristine constitutional text, but by the push and pull, Michael Waldman shows that our view of the amendment is set, at each stage, the rough and tumble of political advocacy and public agitation. But through it all, gun control was abundant. In all four separate times the Supreme Court ruled against a constitutional right to own a gun.
The present debate picked up in the 1970s—part of a backlash to the liberal 1960s and a resurgence of libertarianism. In 2008, in a case that reached the court after a focused drive by conservative lawyers, the US Supreme Court ruled for the first time that the Constitution protects an individual right to gun ownership.
A newly radicalized nra entered the campaign to oppose gun control and elevate the status of an obscure constitutional provision. Simon Schuster. Widely acclaimed at the time of its publication, volatile, the life story of the most controversial, misunderstood provision of the Bill of Rights. At a time of increasing gun violence in America, Waldman’s book provoked a wide range of discussion.
In the twentieth century, with Prohibition and gangsterism, the first federal control laws were passed.
That Every Man Be Armed: The Evolution of a Constitutional Right, Revised and Updated Edition
Constitution, has played a significant role in constitutional debate and litigation since it was first published in 1984. Halbrook traces the right to bear arms from ancient Greece and Rome to the English republicans, then to the American Revolution and Constitution, through the Reconstruction period extending the right to African Americans, and onward to today's controversies.
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Gun Control in the Third Reich: Disarming the Jews and "Enemies of the State"
Based on newly-discovered, diaries and newspapers of the time, secret documents from German archives, Gun Control in the Third Reich presents the definitive, yet hidden history of how the Nazi regime made use of gun control to disarm and repress its enemies and consolidate power. Simon Schuster. The book then presents a panorama of pertinent events during World War II regarding the effects of the disarming policies.
The countless books on the third Reich and the Holocaust fail even to mention the laws restricting firearms ownership, which rendered political opponents and Jews defenseless. And even though in the occupied countries the Nazis decreed the death penalty for possession of a firearm, there developed instances of heroic armed resistance by Jews, particularly the Warsaw ghetto uprising.
A skeptic could surmise that a better-armed populace might have made no difference, but the National Socialist regime certainly did not think so—it ruthlessly suppressed firearm ownership by disfavored groups. Gun control in the third reich spans the two decades from the birth of the Weimar Republic in 1918 through Kristallnacht in 1938.
The Second Amendment
Isbn13: 9780925279774. Learn about the founders' views on this important freedom and their solutions for averting the plague of violence that has disrupted communications. Condition: New. Simon Schuster. Tracking provided on most orders. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold!
The second amendment to the Constitution, a protection of the ownership of firearms, has become the source of heated controversy in recent years.
First Freedom: A Ride Through America's Enduring History with the Gun
Isbn13: 9780925279774. In the vein of popular histories like salt and seabiscuit, Harsanyi takes you on a captivating and thrilling ride of Second Amendment history that demonstrates why guns are not only an integral part of America’s past, but also an essential part of its future. Now, nationally syndicated columnist and veteran writer David Harsanyi explores the ways in which firearms have helped preserve our religious, economic, in First Freedom, and cultural institutions for over two centuries.
Condition: New. From samuel colt’s early entrepreneurism to the successful firearms technology that helped make the United States a superpower, the gun is inextricably tied to our exceptional rise. From the founding of the nation to the pioneering of the West, from the freeing of the slaves to the urbanization of the twentieth century, our country has had a complex and lasting relationship with firearms.
From “one of america’s smartest political writers” Glenn Beck comes a fascinating and accessible history of the United States’ unique and enduring relationship with guns, for fans of Chris Kyle’s American Gun. For america, the gun is a story of innovation, power, character, violence, and freedom.
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Gunfight: The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America
Tracking provided on most orders. Heller―which invalidated a law banning handguns in the nation’s capital―as a springboard, Winkler brilliantly weaves together the dramatic stories of gun-rights advocates and gun-control lobbyists, providing often unexpected insights into the venomous debate that now cleaves our nation.
Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Isbn13: 9780925279774. 20 illustrations Simon Schuster. A provocative history that reveals how guns―not abortion, race, or religion―are at the heart of America's cultural divide. Gunfight is a timely work examining America’s four-centuries-long political battle over gun control and the right to bear arms.
Gunfight. Condition: New. In this definitive and provocative history, Adam Winkler reveals how guns―not abortion, race, or religion―are at the heart of America’s cultural divide. Using the landmark 2008 case District of Columbia v. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee.
The War on Guns: Arming Yourself Against Gun Control Lies
In this, ” and “arguments” of anti-gun advocates, exposing how they have repeatedly twisted or ignored the real evidence, The War on Guns, Lott offers the most thorough debunking yet of the so-called “facts, his latest and most important book, ” “data, the evidence that of course refutes them on every point.
Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Condition: New. Lott, Jr. Turns a skeptical eye to well-funded anti-gun studies and stories that perpetuate false statistics to frighten Americans into giving up their guns. Tracking provided on most orders. Gunfight. When it comes to the gun control debate, there are two kinds of data: data that's accurate, and data that left-wing billionaires, liberal politicians, and media want you to believe is accurate.
The war on guns arming Yourself Against Gun Control Lies. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Isbn13: 9780925279774. In the war on guns: arming yourself Against Gun Control Lies Regnery Publishing; $27. 99; 978-1621575801, nationally-renowned economist John R. In the war on guns, you’ll learn: why gun licenses and background checks don’t stop crime how “gun-free” zones actually attract mass shooters why stand your ground laws are some of the best crime deterrents we have Women now hold over a quarter of concealed handgun permits How big-money liberal foundations and the federal government are pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into “public health” studies, the sole purpose of which is to manufacture false data against guns How media bias and ignorance skew the gun debate—and why it will get worse From 1950-2010, not a single mass public shooting occurred in an area where general civilians are allowed to carry guns Simon Schuster.
The Second Amendment Primer: A Citizen's Guidebook to the History, Sources, and Authorities for the Constitutional Guarantee of the Right to Keep and Bear Arms
Gunfight. Trying to wade through the extensive footnotes and references to legal cases and historical precedents known only to the academic elite is more than enough to make anyone feel hopeless. With the second amendment Primer, Les Adams finally provides an accessible discussion of the Second Amendment.
Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! A simple guide to understanding your Second Amendment freedoms. So much of the debate about the second Amendment is in scholarly journals and academic papers written by scholars and judges, or directed towards other scholars, attorneys, law professors, and judges.
Reference margin notes, an extensive bibliography, and a comprehensive subject index showcase the author’s research and show more curious readers how to continue on their path to understanding exactly what the Second Amendment is saying. Condition: New. Chronologically arranged, it traces the development of the right to keep and bear arms from its birth in ancient Greece to its addition in the U.
S. It is a primer” because it is elementary. Supplemental essays discuss the second Amendment’s interpretation in today’s world from the viewpoints of both firearms enthusiasts as well as those who would limit the amendment’s purview. Although the second amendment Primer is aimed at the average reader, Adams’s facts are detailed and well-documented.
To Keep and Bear Arms: The Origins of an Anglo-American Right
This book explains how the englishmen's hazardous duty evolved into a right, and how it was transferred to America and transformed into the Second Amendment. Malcolm's story begins in turbulent seventeenth-century England. Condition: New. She shows why english subjects, led by the governing classes, decided that such a dangerous public freedom as bearing arms was necessary.
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Entangled in the narrative are shifting notions of the connections between individual ownership of weapons and limited government, private weapons and social status, and obedience and resistance, the citizen army and the professional army, as well as ideas about civilian control of the sword and self-defense.
Tracking provided on most orders. Joyce malcolm illuminates the historical facts underlying the current passionate debate about gun-related violence, the Brady Bill, and the NRA, revealing the original meaning and intentions behind the individual right to "bear arms. Few on either side of the atlantic realize that this extraordinary, controversial, and least understood liberty was a direct legacy of English law.
Gun Control in Nazi Occupied-France: Tyranny and Resistance
Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Used book in Good Condition. Despite the consequences, many French citizens refused to comply with the order. Gun Control. The war on guns arming Yourself Against Gun Control Lies. Drawing on records of the german occupation and testimonies from members of the French resistance, Gun Control in Nazi-Occupied France is the first book to focus on the Nazis’ efforts to disarm the French.
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Tracking provided on most orders. Gunfight. In every occupied town, nazi soldiers put up posters that demanded that civilians surrender their firearms within twenty-four hours or else be shot.