Inequality, Anti-Republicanism, and Our Unique Second Amendment
Harvard Law Review Forum
UVA Law Faculty Affiliations
What is the relationship between the Second Amendment right to bear arms and inequality? Scholarly silence suggests a conventional view that there is no relationship between the two. In this Essay, I argue that the Second Amendment is uniquely derived from the political inequality embedded in the American constitutional framework.
Bertrall Ross, Inequality, Anti-Republicanism, and Our Unique Second Amendment, 135 Harvard Law Review Forum, 491 (2022).