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The Failure of the Second Amendment: Our Founders Got This One Wrong in Every Respect

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At the time that the Second Amendment was ratified, the United States had just successfully separated from Great Britain and was in the precariously weak position of being a brand new country. There was the risk of attempted reconquest by the British (not likely, but still a risk), there were the unsecured frontiers and indigenous Native Americans who at times aggressively resisted the violent expansionism of white settlers.

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