The Second Amendment in the Bill of Rights protects against abuses of power that the colonists feared from their experiences under British rule. In securing that a well-regulated militia should be est

The Second Amendment in the Bill of Rights protects against abuses of power that the colonists feared from their experiences under British rule. In securing that a well-regulated militia should be established, what right does the Second Amendment give citizens that is still a hotly debated issue today?

a.

the right of the people to defend their homes

b.

the right of the people to keep and bear arms

c.

the right of the people to free speech

d.

the right of the people to be drafted into the armed forces

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