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More Perfect: The Gun Show

Posted By llad On March 31, 2018 @ 9:07 pm In | Comments Disabled

Produced by WNYC Studios. A mini series.

For nearly 200 years of our nation’s history, the Second Amendment was an all-but-forgotten rule about the importance of militias. But in the 1960s and 70s, a movement emerged — led by Black Panthers and a recently-repositioned NRA — that insisted owning a firearm was the right of each and every American. So began a constitutional debate that only the Supreme Court could solve. That didn’t happen until 2008, when a Washington, D.C. security guard named Dick Heller made a compelling case.” (District of Columbia v. Heller)

Listen to podcast (1:11): https://www.wnycstudios.org/story/gun-show [1]

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