The constitution of the United States prohibits the government from infringing on the rights of Americans to keep and bear arms. The Supreme Court has affirmed the meaning of the Second Amendment. Unless the Constitution is amended, Americans have a right to keep and bear personal arms. On a practical basis, the states with the strongest restrictions on gun ownership have higher rates of gun violence than those with a weaker restriction. PLEASE GO TO THE "PRESS" SECTION OF THIS WEBSITE TO READ MY POSITION PAPERS ON THE SECOND AMENDMENT.