The Truth About the Second Amendment

“It’s a familiar drill for millions of travelers: bare feet shuffling on a cold floor, belt off, emptied pockets, personal effects exposed for maximum humiliation. This surely constitutes an unreasonable search and seizure without probable cause, explicitly prohibited by the Fourth Amendment. Yet we cede this constitutional right to the executive authority that controls our borders millions of times every day.”*

The NRA and gun advocates like to quote the Second Amendment in their arguments, but does it truly give individual rights to bear arms? To bear handguns? Cenk Uygur explains how the Second Amendment was amended to serve pro-gun rhetoric.

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