Archives

How Slave Owners Dictated the Language of the 2nd Amendment | The Daily Beast

2nd Amendment, African American History, Black History, African American Gun Ownership, Black Gun Ownership, U.S. Constituion, Feminism, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN, KINDR'D Magazine, KINDR'D, Willoughby Avenue, WRIIT, Wriit,
Mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, have highlighted once again the importance of the Supreme Court’s 2008 landmark decision District of Columbia v. Heller declaring that the Second Amendment protects an individual’s right to possess a gun.

Writing for the Court’s conservative majority, Justice Antonin Scalia held that a Washington, D.C., gun law banning handguns and requiring that even lawful guns in a home be kept nonfunctional violated the Second Amendment.


Did you like this? Share it!

Editor

KOLUMN Magazine celebrates the lives of People of Color by giving our world texture.

0 comments on “How Slave Owners Dictated the Language of the 2nd Amendment | The Daily Beast

Comments are closed.