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AN OVERVIEW OF THE HISTORY & MEANING OF THE SECOND AMENDMENT

by Diane Rufino, May 2017 – June 17, 2021 INTRODUCTION – “No free man shall be debarred (denied) the use of arms.” –  as proposed by Thomas Jefferson for Virginia’s Bill of Rights, 1776 The Federal Farmer (anti-Federalist author) in … Continue reading

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ANATOMY of a SUPREME COURT CASE: District of Columbia v. Heller (2008)

  (Photo credit: Median) by Diane Rufino, May 25, 2019 The case District of Columbia v. Heller is the landmark Supreme Court case decided in 2008, and written by the late great conservative Justice Antonin Scalia, which finally looked at … Continue reading

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