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Court has chance to firmly establish right to bear arms

Friday, November 16, 2007

The U.S. Supreme Court has a chance this term to settle a question it has been ducking for nearly 70 years: Is the right to bear arms in the 2nd Amendment an individual right or a collective right of a state to have a militia? If it is the former, every gun-control measure in the country will be up for grabs. If it is the latter, look for even stronger gun-control proposals.

Read Original at: Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.