March 8, 2013
Gun Rights & U.S. Exceptionalism
What do Guatemala, Mexico and the U.S. have in common? They are among the very few countries throughout history whose constitutions have guaranteed the right to bear arms. Our study of constitutions going back to 1789 shows that only a minority has ever included gun rights. What’s more, the number has dwindled, leaving a small and motley set of bedfellows.
TAGGED: Guns, Gun Control, United States, Guatemala, Mexico