The Second Amendment Was Designed to Prevent the Exact Thing that Trump Just Tried to Do

We now know that Donald Trump requested, and in fact demanded, 10,000 active-duty military troops to use in controlling the protests that have erupted in the United States since the murder of George Floyd.

It didn’t happen. Cooler heads prevailed — or at least heads that knew something about the Constitution and…



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Michael Austin

Michael Austin is a former English professor and current academic administrator. He is the author of We Must Not Be Enemies: Restoring America’s Civic Tradition