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The right to keep and bear arms in state bills of rights and judicial interpretation

01 Jan 1993-Journal on firearms and public policy (Second Amendment Foundation)-Vol. 5, Iss: 1, pp 153-163
TL;DR: The U.S. Supreme Court has explicitly acknowledged each state's "sovereign right to adopt in its own Constitution individual liberties more expansive than those conferred by the Federal Constitution" as mentioned in this paper.
Abstract: Guarantees of individual liberties under federalism have two components: the Federal Constitution and state constitutions. Reliance should first be placed on a state's bill of rights, of declaration of rights, because the U.S. Supreme Court has explicitly acknowledged each state's "sovereign right to adopt in its own Constitution individual liberties more expansive than those conferred by the Federal Constitution [Prune Yard Shopping Center v. Robins, 447 U.S. 74, 81 (1980)]. The constitutions of forty-three states guarantee a right to arms.
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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors present a list of articles about the Second Amendment or gun control that have been published in law reviews, and present a review of the most relevant articles.
Abstract: This article lists articles about the Second Amendment or gun control that have been published in law reviews.

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