freedom to bear arms


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Noun1.freedom to bear arms - a right guaranteed by the 2nd amendment to the US Constitution
civil right - right or rights belonging to a person by reason of citizenship including especially the fundamental freedoms and privileges guaranteed by the 13th and 14th amendments and subsequent acts of Congress including the right to legal and social and economic equality
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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They so firmly believed in the importance of the freedom to bear arms that they enshrined it into the Constitution's Second Amendment....
They give us the freedom of religion; the freedom of speech; the freedom of the press; the freedom of assembly; the freedom of petition; the freedom to bear arms; the freedom to equal justice; and the freedom to own property; just to name a few of our freedoms.
The freedom to bear arms smacks of a bygone America that doesn't.