right to arms


right to arms
Right guaranteed by Second Amendment, U.S. Constitution, to keep and bear arms. This right does not, however, permit a person to carry gun in violation of state or federal gun law. Com. v. Jackson, Mass., 344 N.E.2d 166

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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