The Antiquated Right: An Argument for the Repeal of the Second Amendment

The Antiquated Right: An Argument for the Repeal of the Second Amendment

by Andrew Carlson

Paperback

$26.95
Eligible for FREE SHIPPING
  • Usually ships within 3 days

Overview

The Antiquated Right: An Argument for the Repeal of the Second Amendment by Andrew Carlson

Over two hundred years ago, the United States enacted a constitutional amendment ensuring the ability of states to form militias. Although the militia has become obsolete, over 30,000 Americans die every year by gunfire. Both pro-gun and pro-control advocates put forth credible proposals for reducing gun violence, but all too often this public policy debate gets sidetracked by invocation of the Second Amendment right to bear arms, which improperly makes a constitutional issue out of a public policy matter. This book argues for the repeal of the Second Amendment because this amendment no longer serves its original constitutional purpose, and it disrupts the contemporary gun debate.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780820456669
Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Publication date: 01/29/2002
Series: Teaching Texts in Law and Politics Series , #18
Pages: 146
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

About the Author

The Author: Andrew Carlson is the author of The Divine Ethic of Creation in Leibniz (Peter Lang, 2001). He makes his home in Denver, where he works as a freelance writer.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews