Whose Right to Keep and Bear Arms? the Second Amendment as a Source of Individual Rights: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Federalism, and Property Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, Second Session ... September 23, 1998, Količina 4
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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1999 - 213 strani
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Stran 123 - That a well-regulated militia, composed of the body of the people, trained to arms, is the proper, natural, and safe defence of a free State; that standing armies, in time of peace, should be avoided, as dangerous to liberty ; and that in all cases the military should be under strict subordination to, and governed by, the civil power.
Stran 157 - States, to make and enforce contracts, to sue, be parties and give evidence, to inherit, purchase, lease, sell, hold and convey real and personal property, and to full and equal benefit of all laws and proceedings for the security of person and property, as is enjoyed by white citizens...
Stran 52 - Besides the advantage of being armed, which the Americans possess over the people of almost every other nation, the existence of subordinate governments, to which the people are attached, and by which the militia officers are appointed, forms a barrier against the enterprises of ambition more insurmountable than any which a simple government of any form can admit of.
Stran 163 - State or district where the ordinary course of judicial proceedings has been interrupted by the rebellion, and until the same shall be fully restored, and...
Stran 130 - It is undoubtedly true that all citizens capable of bearing arms constitute the reserved military force or reserve militia of the United States as well as of the States; and, in view of this prerogative of the General Government, as well as of its general powers, the States cannot, even laying the constitutional provision in question out of view, prohibit the people from keeping and bearing arms, so as to deprive the United States of their rightful resource for maintaining the public security, and...
Stran 58 - The great ideals of liberty and equality are preserved against the assaults of opportunism, the expediency of the passing hour, the erosion of small encroachments, the scorn and derision of those who have no patience with general principles, by enshrining them in constitutions, and consecrating to the task of their protection a body of defenders.
Stran 180 - That the people have a right to bear arms for the defence of themselves and the state ; and as standing armies, in time of peace, are dangerous to liberty, they ought not to be kept up : and that the military should be ^kept under strict subordination to, and be governed by, the civil power.
Stran 158 - The great object of the first section of this Amendment is therefore, to restrain the power of the States and compel them at all times to respect these great fundamental guarantees.
Stran 152 - The Congress shall have power to make all laws which shall be necessary and proper to secure to the citizens of each State all privileges and immunities of citizens in the several States, and to all persons in the several States equal protection in the rights of life, liberty, and property.