Young: The Second Amendment is the New Third Rail of American Politics
By Grace Stevens
None of the countries that have endured mass shootings and taken immediate, meaningful action to collect guns from the populace and/or restrict the purchase of firearms has anything like the hurdle the Second Amendment forces us to jump. The Second Amendment has only 27 words: “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”
Gun rights advocates can quote the last 14 words from memory but seem unable to choke down the first 13.
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