How much do you know about the Second Amendment? A quiz.

The US Supreme Court in 2008 began a major reexamination of the right to keep and bear arms. How well do you know the Second Amendment? Take our quiz.

2. Which is the correct text of the Second Amendment?

Disagreement over the meaning of the Second Amendment revolves around which clause in the 27-word guarantee deserves top billing. Gun control advocates focus on the militia clause, while gun rights proponents highlight the "keep and bear arms" clause.

Disagreement over the meaning of the Second Amendment revolves around which clause in the 27-word guarantee deserves top billing. Gun control advocates focus on the militia clause, while gun rights proponents highlight the "keep and bear arms" clause.

Disagreement over the meaning of the Second Amendment revolves around which clause in the 27-word guarantee deserves top billing. Gun control advocates focus on the militia clause, while gun rights proponents highlight the "keep and bear arms" clause.

Disagreement over the meaning of the Second Amendment revolves around which clause in the 27-word guarantee deserves top billing. Gun control advocates focus on the militia clause, while gun rights proponents highlight the "keep and bear arms" clause.

Ann Hermes / The Christian Science Monitor
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“I'll give you my gun when you take it from my cold, dead hands.”

 

“It's better to have a gun and not need it, than need a gun and not have it.”

 

“The right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”

 

“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.”

 
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