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Gun Control and the 2012 Presidential Election

2nd Amend.

Gun Control and the 2012 Presidential Election

Gun ownership was extremely important to our Founding Fathers. Not only did they include it in the Bill of Rights, but some of them like Thomas Jefferson often wrote about it. In fact, Jefferson believed that it was more than a right to own firearms, he insisted that it was a duty of all Americans to be armed.

When drafting the Virginia State Constitution in 1776, Jefferson wrote,

“No freeman shall be debarred the use of arms.”

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