Definition of Freedom to bear arms

1. Noun. A right guaranteed by the 2nd amendment to the US Constitution.

Generic synonyms: Civil Right
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Freedom To Bear Arms

freedom from double jeopardy
freedom from involuntary servitude
freedom from search and seizure
freedom from self-incrimination
freedom of contract
freedom of expression
freedom of movement
freedom of religion
freedom of speech
freedom of the press
freedom of the seas
freedom of thought
freedom ride
freedom rider
freedom to bear arms (current term)
freedom to roam
freedoms of the air

Literary usage of Freedom to bear arms

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Plain Reasons for the Great Republican Movement: What We Want; why We Want by Caleb Sprague Henry (1856)
"... because it is the extension of an institution that has shown itself hostile to freedom of speech, the freedom of the press, freedom to bear arms ..."

2. Analysis of Civil Government: Including a Topical & Tabular Arrangement of by Calvin Townsend (1869)
"The subjects of this article are, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of petition, freedom to bear arms, and freedom of religious sentiment. ..."

3. The Institutions and Civil Government of Maryland by Bernard Christian Steiner (1899)
"Freedom to Bear Arms.—Because a well-regulated militia is necessary to the security of a free State, Congress must pass no law preventing people from ..."

4. The History of Political Theory and Party Organization in the United States by Simeon Davidson Fess (1910)
"freedom to bear arms. 3. Freedom of the home from sheltering soldiers except in times of war, and then only by due process of law. 4. ..."

5. Women-Owned and Home-Based Businesses: Hearing Before the Committee on Small edited by Christopher S. Bond (1999)
"... each individual's fundamental rights, ie, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Religion, Freedom of the Press, Freedom of Assembly, Freedom to Bear Arms, etc., ..."

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