On Conservatism

Our 21st-Century Second Amendment

By Kevin Williamson ● National Review ● 10/08/2017


A progressive correspondent asks: “If you were drafting the Constitution in 2017, would you include the Second Amendment?” It’s an ignorant question, but one that was asked in good faith, and the answer may be illuminating to some of our friends who are mystified by conservative thinking on the question.

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