By now it is evident that legislators need to understand how all the words of the Second Amendment fit together, and how they, in turn, mesh with other words in the Constitution. Most gun control proposals seek to regulate rather than prohibit, limiting the amount and type of ammunition, restricting the number of guns one can buy, and so on.
Akhil Reed Amar,
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