It's about the length of a tweet and has been interpreted to give us the right to bear arms. To own and carry a gun. To defend ourselves.
But it was written more than 200 years ago. Are the words still relevant in 2017? How would you change the language in your revision? What details would you add to your interpretation? Tell us below.
AMENDMENT II. 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.
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By Jon Schleuss, Joe Fox and Anthony Pesce