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America's 'evolving understanding' of the 2nd Amendment

The mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School has reignited the national debate surrounding gun laws and the Second Amendment. After a series of meetings with a variety of interest groups, Vice President Joe Biden plans to issue a host of gun-control recommendations on Tuesday. At the heart of the debate are questions about how to interpret the second amendment. Morning Shift talks to Patrick Charles, author of the book The Second Amendment: The Intent and Its Interpretation by the States and the Supreme Court, about the nation’s evolving understanding and implementation of gun rights.

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