the right to bear arms

the right to bear arms

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  • right to bear arms — A right under the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution; the right to bear arms as they are borne by a well regulated militia in battle. Strickland v State, 137 Ga 1, 72 SE 260. Not a constitutional right to carry weapons on one s… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • Right to keep and bear arms — The right to keep and bear arms, RKBA, [ [ What does RKBA stand for? Acronyms and abbreviations by the Free Online Dictionary.] ] or right to bear arms is the concept that people, individually or… …   Wikipedia

  • bear arms — to carry weapons. The court stated that the right of an individual to keep and bear arms is not guaranteed by the Second Amendment. Usage notes: usually used in the phrases right to bear arms and keep and bear arms which, of course, has nothing… …   New idioms dictionary

  • bear arms — phrasal 1. : to carry or possess arms the right of the people to keep and bear arms U.S. Constitution 2. : to serve as a soldier * * * bear arms 1. To serve as a soldier 2. (also (obsolete) give arms) to show or have armorial bearings (heraldry) …   Useful english dictionary

  • right to keep and bear arms — noun The right to hold weaponry or armor for personal use, or to declare war if necessary, especially in the United States …   Wiktionary

  • (the) Second Amendment — the Second Amendment [the Second Amendment] an ↑amendment (= change) to the American Constitution, part of the …   Useful english dictionary

  • arms — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ nuclear ▪ small ▪ fighters using small arms and home made grenades VERB + ARMS ▪ bear, carry …   Collocations dictionary

  • bear — 1. noun /bɛə,bɛɚ/ a) A large omnivorous mammal, related to the dog and raccoon, having shaggy hair, a very small tail, and flat feet; a member of family Ursidae, particularly of subfamily Ursinae. Bears look for over priced securities to sell… …   Wiktionary

  • Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms — Formation 1971 Headquarters Bellevue, Washington Membership 615,000 Chairman Alan Gottlieb Website …   Wikipedia

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