The Second Amendment : a biography / Michael Waldman.
- ISBN: 9781476747446
- ISBN: 147674744X
- Description: xiv, 255 pages ; 25 cm
- Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2014.
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|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages -243) and index.
|Contents Note:|| Patriots' Day -- Ratification -- The tub to the whale -- Arkansas toothpicks, Beecher's bibles, and the Fourteenth Amendment -- Revolt at Cincinnati -- Contest for the Constitution -- The road to Heller -- From Heller to Sandy Hook -- Flying blind -- "The right of the people."
|Summary:|| "By the president of the prestigious Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, the life story of the most controversial, volatile, misunderstood provision of the Bill of Rights. At a time of renewed debate over guns in America, what does the Second Amendment mean? This book looks at history to provide some surprising, illuminating answers. In The Second Amendment: A Biography, Michael Waldman shows that our view of the amendment is set, at each stage, not by a pristine constitutional text, but by the push and pull, the rough and tumble of political advocacy and public agitation"-- Provided by publisher.
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