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The Second Amendment, passed into law by Congress in 1791, is by far the most misinterpreted and controversial amendment in the Constitution. Clearly, the amendment was intended to allow the existence of a citizen-led militia in order to defend their towns, homes and families from an enemy attack. There is nothing specifically contained in the Second Amendment guaranteeing an individual the right to own or carry a gun.

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In a dissent in the 2019 gun-rights case of Kanter v. Barr, Barrett argued that a conviction for a nonviolent felony — in this case, mail frau…

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