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Gun Control and the Constitution
The Courts, Congress, and the Second Amendment

Edited By

Robert J. Cottrol




ISBN 9780815316664
Published June 1, 1994 by Routledge
352 Pages

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First Published in 1993. This volume is a collection of legal and historical material of the second amendment that includes court cases and decisions, law review articles and gives a balanced view of both sides of the debate.

Table of Contents

I. GENERAL INTRODUCTION II. INTRODUCTION TO GUN CONTROL AND THE CONSTITUTION III. COURT OPINIONS Aymette vs. The State; Presser v. Illinois; United States v. Miller et al; IV. CONGRESS Firearms Owners’ Protection Act; Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act; V. GENERAL TOPICS Handgun Prohibition and the Original Meaning of the Second Amendment; The Embarrassing Second Amendment; Arms, Anarchy and the Second Amendment; VI. THE ENGLISH BACKGROUND Standing Armies and Armed Citizens: An Historical Analysis of the Second Amendment; The Right of the People to Keep and Bear Arms: The Common Law Tradition; VII. CITIZENSHIP, REPUBLICANISM, AND THE RIGHT TO BEAR ARMS The Ideological Origns of the Second Amendment; An Armed Community: The Origins and Meaning of the Right to Bear Arms; Civic Republicanism and the Citizen Militia: The Terrifying Second Amendment; The Fourteenth Amendment and The Right To Keep and Bear Arms: The Intent of the Framers; The Second Amendment: Toward an Afro-Americanist Reconsideration

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Robert J. Cottrol RUTGERS, THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY SCHOOL OF LAW