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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
The problem with the Second Amendment is that it’s confusingly worded
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Aug. 5, 2013 11:11 a.m.



2ndAmendment

Garrett Epps TRIES TO PARSE one of the most controversial elements of the U.S. Constitution:

Many readers find in the Second Amendment a larger unstated vision of America as a polity in which an armed people “regulate” the state rather than the reverse, in which the individual is empowered to resist with deadly force unwelcome interference by either the government or the neighbors. (Just to make matters more confusing, a common usage in eighteenth-century America defined a “regulator” as a member of an extra-legal band of violent vigilantes.) Others, equally plausibly, deny this image, finding instead the important meaning of ...

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