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Handgun prohibition and the original meaning of the second amendment

Don B. Kates

Handgun prohibition and the original meaning of the second amendment

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Published by Second Amendment Foundation in Bellevue, Wash .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Firearms -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Civil rights -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Don B. Kates, Jr.
      SeriesSecond Amendment Foundation monograph series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF3941 .K38 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. 204-273 ;
      Number of Pages273
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2930469M
      ISBN 100911475249
      LC Control Number84166173
      OCLC/WorldCa11497603

        Neronha, in the latest filing, does concede that stun guns “may constitute bearable arms within the meaning of the Second Amendment.” He also contends, however, that the state’s ban on stun guns should be upheld. The AG is of the opinion that the law does not violate the intent of the Second Amendment — self-defense at home.   Then as now, most gun-control advocates begin just about any call for action by restating their support for the Second Amendment. It’s a required preamble of sorts, a way of telling gun owners. jurisprudence into the Second Amendment, see Ezell v. Chicago, F.3d , , (7th Cir. ); United States v. Chester, F.3d , (4th Cir. ). 6 Don B. Kates Jr., Handgun Prohibition and the Original Meaning of the Second Amendment, 82 MICH. L. REV. , (). Three years later, Kates would retract thisAuthor: Patrick J. Charles.


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Handgun prohibition and the original meaning of the second amendment by Don B. Kates Download PDF EPUB FB2

Handgun Prohibition and the Original Meaning of the Second Amendment. Michigan Law Review, Vol. 82, No.This article explores the connection between suggested handgun prohibition or confiscation and the Second Amendment by first resolving the controversy between the individual right view and the exclusively states’ rights view Cited by: HANDGUN PROHIBITION AND THE ORIGINAL MEANING OF THE SECOND AMENDMENT.

Don B. Kates, Jr. * INTRODUCTION. Federal or state handgun prohibition legislation. is often sug­ gested as one way to reduce the incidence of homicide and other violent crime in the United States. Whatever the criminological merits of this suggestion, 3Cited by: Handgun prohibition and the original meaning of the second amendment (Second Amendment Foundation monograph series) Paperback – January 1, byAuthor: Don B Kates.

handgun prohibition-confiscation, however, is the second amendment's injunction: 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.8 The meaning of this language has been extensively debated in light of what has aptly been termed "The Great American File Size: KB.

Kates, Handgun Prohibition and the Original Meaning of the Second Amendment, 82 Mich. Rev., (), see John N. Pomeroy, An Introduction to the Constitutional Law of the United States (Hurd and Houghton, ); Hermann E.

von Holst, 5 The. Inthe Michigan Law Review published Kates' "Handgun Prohibition and the Original Meaning of the Second Amendment," which was the first in-depth treatment of the Second Amendment to appear in a top-five law review. Arms," at The symposium also includes a valuable bibliography of published materials on gun control, including Second Amendment considerations, at The most important single article is almost undoubtedly Kates, Handgun Prohibition and the Original Meaning of the Second Amend-ment, 82 MICH.

REV. ().Cited by:   As a statement of what the law is, this is flat wrong: The courts have not, to date, interpreted the Second Amendment beyond the right of (in Stephens’s phrase) “owning a handgun for self-defense,”. In Parker ct of Columbia (March ), the D.C.

Circuit Court of Appeals overturned Washington, D.C.'s handgun ban on grounds that it violates the Second Amendment's guarantee of an individual right to bear arms. The case is being appealed to the U.S.

Supreme Court in District of Columbiawhich may soon address the meaning of the Second : Tom Head. Advantages of the Second Amendment (individual gun-ownership) Miscellaneous Topics I support moderate "gun control" (measures calculated to keep guns from criminals), but oppose gun prohibition Original name "Handgun Control, Inc." replaced in early s.

Firearms technology and the original meaning of the Second Amendment. Gun-control advocates often argue that gun-control laws must be more restrictive than the original meaning of the Second Author: David Kopel. The text of the Second Amendment reads in full: “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 constitutional issue that comes most immediately to mind in (p)connection with handgun prohibition-confiscation, however, is the second amendment's injunction: 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.

Electronic copy available at: /abstract = Civil Liberties Union--a member organization of the National Coalition to Ban Handguns--emphatically deniesCited by: The symposium also includes a valuable bibliography of published materials on gun control, including Second Amendment considerations, at The most important single article is almost undoubtedly Kates, Handgun Prohibition and the Original Meaning of the Second Amendment, 82 MICH.

George Tucker, Ten Notebooks of William and Mary Law Lectures [hereinafter Tucker, Law Lectures] (unpublished Tucker-Coleman Papers, located at the Earl Gregg Swem Library at The College of William and Mary).

See id. Don B. Kates, Jr., Handgun Prohibition and the Original Meaning of the Second Amendment, 82 MICH. REv. Gun-control advocates often argue that gun-control laws must be more restrictive than the original meaning of the Second Amendment would allow, because modern firearms are so different from the firearms of the late 18th century.

This argument is based on ignorance of the history of firearms. In addition to these books, the Second Amendment Foundation possesses a library of many other gun-related books. To view a full book list, or to order any of the aforementioned books, click here, email ([email protected]) or call the Second Amendment Foundation at .

After decades of silence on the Second Amendment, the U.S. Supreme Court has presided over the case of District of Columbia vs. Heller.

At issue is whether the Second Amendment protects a private citizen's right to keep and bear arms. While much has been written about gun control and related issues, no book has delved so deeply into the nature of the right to keep and bear.

"A Biography" is an apt title for this comprehensive and insightful review of the second amendment. Spanning the pre-colonial era to the 21st century, Waldman's book tracks the changing definition of second amendment powers, from the original protection of state militia to the current protection of the "right to bear arms".4/5.

A recent article in the National Rifle Association's magazine by Professor Stephen Halbrook,' whose book on the second amendment has also just appeared,2 reviles certain conclusions of my article, Handgun Prohibition and the Original Meaning of the Second Amendment, published in the Michigan Law Review.

The book is an excellent history of the writing of the 27 word amendment and subsequent coverage of the Heller Supreme Court Case that reversed years of gun control legislation.

A very good reference source to have/5(). Kates, Handgun Prohibition and the Original Meaning of the Second Amendment, 82 Mich. Rev. [4] See, e.g., Halbrook, To Keep and Bear Their Private Arms: The Adoption of the Second Amendment10 N. Rev. 13 () [hereinafter cited as Halbrook, Private Arms ]; Halbrook, The Jurisprudence of the Second and Fourteenth Amendments, 4.

Heller, the Supreme Court rules the Second Amendment protects an individual's right to possess a handgun at home. Dick Heller was a D.C. special police officer, and because of his title, he was. The above link leads to a PDF of an article titled “Handgun Prohibition and The Original Meaning of the Second Amendment” published in Michigan Law Review by Don B.

Kates, Jr., who is a prominent legal scholar. The Firearms Control Regulations Act of was passed by the District of Columbia city council on Septem The law banned residents from owning handguns, automatic firearms, or high-capacity semi-automatic firearms, as well as prohibited possession of unregistered ions to the ban were allowed for police officers and guns registered before [Kates, Handgun Prohibition and the Original Meaning of the Second Amendment, 82 Mich.

Rev.()] However, facially neutral disarming through economic means laws remain in effect. After the adoption of the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution inmost States turned to “facially neutral” business or transaction. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Author of Restricting Handguns, Why handgun bans can't work (Issues and answers series), The Second Amendment, second to none, Handgun prohibition and the original meaning of the second amendment, Guns, murders, and the Constitution.

After decades of silence on the Second Amendment, the U.S. Supreme Court has presided over the case of District of Columbia vs. Heller.

At issue is whether the Second Amendment protects a private citizen's right to keep and bear arms. While much has been written about gun control and related issues, no book has delved so deeply into the nature of. The Second Amendment to the U.S.

Constitution is ratified. The amendment reads: "A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep.

In The Second Amendment: A Biography, Americans demanded a stronger government as they surged into crowded cities. Amid Prohibition and the Depression, modern gun control laws sought to rein in gangsters and the heat they packed.

And, again, the courts stayed out. A review of the evolving meaning of the Second Amendment, a single /5(5). A clear majority of the Founding Fathers unquestionably believed in a universal right to bear arms.

The last time the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the civilian militia interpretation of the Second Amendment was almost 70 years ago, at a time when policies enforcing racial segregation, banning birth control, and mandating recital of the Lord's Author: Tom Head.

Don wrote “Handgun Prohibition and the Original Meaning of the Second Amendment,” 82 Mich. Rev. (), the first modern article in a major law review arguing for the individual-rights view. Now into the fray comes Professor Saul Cornell's book, A Well-Regulated Militia: The Founding Fathers and the Origins of Gun Control in America (AWRM).3' AWRM rejects the collective rights view, but it also rejects a broad 10 HASTINGS CONST.

L.Q. 21 Don B. Kates, Jr., Handgun Prohibition and the Original Meaning of the Second. extent to which the Second Amendment was meant to protect the right of individuals to keep and bear arms as opposed to the right of states to maintain militias.

gun Prohibition and the Original Meaning of the Second Amendment, MICH. (book review); Cottrol & Diamond, supra note. 2, at. ;Cited by: 5. Shalhope RE. "The Armed Citizen in the Early Republic." Law and Contemporary Problems. ; ; Halbrook S. "What the Framers Intended: A Linguistic Interpretation of the Second Amendment." Law and Contemporary Problems.

; ; Kates D. "Handgun Prohibition and the Original Meaning of the Second Amendment.". The court held the Second Amendment to invalidate a federal law which prohibits possession of a firearm by a person against whom a domestic violence restraining order has been entered without.

The Second Amendment and Gun Control Erwin Chemerinsky Follow this and additional works at: agree about what the original meaning of the Second Amendment was; and they disagree about what history teaches. ("The handgun ban amounts to a prohibition of an en-tire class of 'arms' that is.

But the Second Amendment of the Bill of Rights is indeed a well-crafted sentence. By that, I mean that its syntax permits only one reasonable interpretation of the authors’ meaning, namely, that the people’s individual right to be armed ought to be respected and that the resulting armed populace will be secure against tyranny, invasion, and crime.

GUN CONTROL: A SELECTIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY JOHN J. HASKO* Handgun Prohibition and the Original Meaning of the Second Amendment. Bellevue, Wash.: Second Amendment Foundation, The Second Amendment Revisited." Fordham Urban Law Journal 5. Don B. Kates* The Second Amendment right to arms was uniformly viewed as an individual Don B.

Kates, Jr., Handgun Prohibition and the Original Meaning of the Second Amendment, 82 MICH. L. REV. ().

Stephen Halbrook, To Bear Arms for Self-Defense: Our Second Amendment nated in her book, To Keep and Bear Arms: The Origins of an.Presser v. Illinois, U.S. () - This second post-Civil War era case related to the meaning of the Second Amendment rights relating to militias and individuals.

The court ruled the Second Amendment right was a right of individuals, not militias, and was not a right to form or belong to a militia, but related to an individual right to.

According to “Gunfight,” N.R.A. leaders wrote and lobbied states to enact landmark gun control legislation in the s and ’30s when Prohibition-era gangsters were running circles around.