Trading the Second Amendment for an Illusion of Safety

Skip to comments.Trading the Second Amendment for an Illusion of ^ | 10/18/2016 | Nelson LundPosted on 10/18/2016, 10:14:32 AM by rktmanThe right to keep and bear arms is a vital element of the liberal order that our Founding Fathers handed down to us.Armed citizens take responsibility for their own security, cultivating the self-reliance and vigorous spirit that are indispensable for genuine self-government

.As I argue in a new essay for The Heritage Foundation, the founders understood that those who hold political power almost always will strive to reduce the freedom of those they rule and that many of the ruled always will be tempted to trade their liberty for empty promises of security. The causes of these political phenomena are sown in the nature of man.(Excerpt) Read more at …

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