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The 2nd Amendment Explained

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Viewers like you help make PBS (Thank you 😃) . Support your local PBS Member Station here: https://to.pbs.org/DonateORIG Subscribe to Origin of Everything! http://bit.ly/originsub What ever happened to the “well-regulated militia?” When we talk about the 2nd amendment today, we talk almost exclusively about the “right to bear arms” and individual gun ownership. But whatever happened to a “well-regulated militia?” In today’s episode we dive deep into the Supreme Court cases that shaped our understanding the 2nd amm and frames the way we still talk about the meaning and limits of “gun control.” Check out: America from Scratch https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClSZ6wHgU2h1W7eAGaa7cUw Like our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/originofeverythingpbs Instagram: @pbsoriginofeverything Written and Hosted By: Danielle Bainbridge Graphics By: Noelle Smith Edited By: Linda Huang Fact Check: Sarah Edwards Produced By: Kornhaber Brown (www.kornhaberbrown.com) Works Cited: https://www.history.com/topics/2nd-amendment https://www.loc.gov/law/help/second-amendment.php https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/27/opinion/stevens-second-amendment-guns.html http://www.billofrightsinstitute.org/founding-documents/bill-of-rights/ https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/07pdf/07-290.pdf https://pacer.cadc.uscourts.gov/internet/opinions.nsf/E23F1D1340E39A99852574400045380B/$file/04-7041a.pdf https://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/amendmentxiv https://www.archives.gov/founding-docs https://www.fjc.gov/history/timeline/u.s.-v.-cruikshank https://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/07-290.ZS.html https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/brady-bill-signed-into-law https://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/second_amendment http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110803100343894 http://www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/dc-v-heller/ http://www.newsweek.com/antonin-scalia-ronald-reagan-supreme-court-orlando-shooting-newtown-sandy-hook-472460 https://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/07-290.ZO.html#26ref https://www.history.com/topics/saint-valentines-day-massacre https://www.atf.gov/rules-and-regulations/national-firearms-act https://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/cert/08-1521 https://archive.org/stream/NationalFirearmsActOf1934/National_Firearms_Act_of_1934_djvu.txt