What Part of the Bill of Rights Do You Not Understand?


The answer for about one in four Americans seems to be the Second Amendment. According to a recent Gallup Poll, about 26 % of Americans support a ban on handguns.

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The long-term trend is in the right direction, but some of our fellow countrymen still lack a proper understanding of the rights and responsibilities of citizenship.

More here. (H/T NRA ILA)

UPDATE–Still more here and here.

UPDATE 2–After a second look at the data in the post at the Gallup site, I believe my one in four figure for folks who don’t understand the Second Amendment may be optimistic. Almost half favor restrictions on semiautomatic rifles.

Sigh.

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