Did the original constitution have the right to bear arms?

The Second Amendment (Amendment II) to the United States Constitution protects the right to keep and bear arms. It was ratified on December 15, 1791, along with nine other articles of the Bill of Rights.

What does the Declaration of Independence say about guns?

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.

Does Britain have the right to bear arms?

In the United Kingdom there is no automatic right to bear arms. Ordinary members of the public may own sporting rifles and shotguns, subject to licensing, while handguns, automatic, and centerfire semi-automatic weapons are illegal to possess without special additional conditions.

What did the founding fathers really say about guns?

The founding fathers were also a group of men who disagreed with one another on pretty much every conceivable topic; claiming that “the founding fathers” felt a singular way about a specific idea is like claiming “all sports fans” unanimously consider Peyton Manning the all-time best Quarterback.

Who are some famous people with a gun?

1 George Washington Gun Quotes. 2 John Adams Gun Quotes. 3 Thomas Jefferson Gun Quotes. 4 Benjamin Franklin Gun Quotes. 5 George Mason Gun Quotes. 6 Noah Webster Gun Quotes. 7 James Madison Gun Quotes. 8 William Pitt Gun Quotes. 9 Richard Henry Lee Gun Quotes. 10 Patrick Henry Gun Quotes.

What did the founders say about the right to bear arms?

“The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. A well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people, trained to arms, is the best and most natural defense of a free country.” “…the ultimate authority, wherever the derivative may be found, resides in the people alone…”

Where can I find quotes from the founding fathers?

The website Monticello.org keeps an online record of every famous Thomas Jefferson quotation. And according to a recent CNN interview with the foundation’s staff, they “have not found any evidence that Thomas Jefferson said or wrote” these words: “When governments fear the people, there is liberty.