Second Amendment - Right to Keep and Bear Arms
"A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed."
The Following Hopkins Center Cases seek to vindicate Second Amendment rights:
Rhode Island Second Amendment Resources
Rhode Island Second Amendment Advocacy Organizations
Rhode Island Firearms Statutes
Other Rhode Island Second Amendment Resources
National Second Amendment Resources
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