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United States

18 April 2007

Herald (UK), Opinion

You will be hearing a lot over the next few days about the second amendment to the constitution of the United States. It says this: "A well-regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed." The amendment, one of 12 forming the bill of rights, was added to the constitution of a frontier society in 1791, some few years before the advent of 9mm automatics, when the word "spree" was... (GunPolicy.org)

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