The Second Amendment Controversy
Gun control, “to bear or not to bear“, is the dilemma and the question of the present. Everybody has a different opinion. Is the interpretation the confusion? The Second Amendment is as ambiguous as the bible, interpreted according to how you like to see its meaning. Let us dig into the history of the Second Amendment, known as The Bill of Rights. Perhaps it will shed a little light to the real meaning of it.
Around the 18th century, England had a Bill of Rights and reads like this: “The government could always disarm any individual or class of individuals it considered dangerous to de peace of the realm.” In 1765 William Blackstone wrote to clarifies: The law of England describe the right to have arms in England, during the 18th century as a natural right of the subjects, that was declared in the English Bill of Rights, 1760.From The Federalist News Paper But in America, the British Parliament establish with respect to the colony “An embargo on fire arms, parts and ammunition on the America’s colonies“.
After United States Unite State became a free nation, the early Americans, in view of the English Bill of Rights prior prohibition to the Colony, the young Americans reinstating a similar Bill of Rights and called it the Second Amendment. The American Bill of Right was redacted and approved, on December 15th ,1791 that read as we know: “A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep arms and bear Arms, shall no infringed.” In those days the world was in turmoil, beginning with the French Revolution, that was going on and others commotions around the World. The fear and possible risk of the of...