Review the attached list of questions
20173_CJL2062_Second_Amendment_Paper_Possible_Topics.pdf – Alternative Formats and pick one. Complete a two-page paper answering the question of your choice. The paper must use APA formatting, be a complete two pages in length, and thoroughly answer the call of the question chosen. You will use the assigned Waldman text as a reference and one additional scholarly resource.
M3A2 Second Amendment Paper
The following are all possible questions to answer within your assigned research paper.
Please choose one question to answer, and use both the assigned materials within the
module and one additional scholarly resource to answer the question thoroughly.
1. In what ways was the National Rifle Association involved in the 2008 U.S. Supreme Court
decision District of Columbia v. Heller and the cases to follow?
2. What was the purpose behind the founding fathers including the 2nd Amendment in the Bill of
Rights and is that purpose still necessary today?
3. In what ways does federalism play a role in the recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions of Heller
4. Did the founders understand there to be an individual right to arms included in the
Constitution? Why or why not?
5. Is the 2nd Amendment a civil right that is protected under the 14th Amendment? Why or why
6. In what ways did the U.S. Supreme Court in Heller overrule the Court’s opinion in U.S. v. Miller
and why is that reasoning important?