Presentation on theme: "2nd Amendment—Right to bear arms"— Presentation transcript:
1 2nd Amendment—Right to bear arms “A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to bear arms shall not be infringed.”
2 What is the debate with the right to bear arms? How much can the government keep guns from criminals and youth?In order to keep guns away from criminals, does that limit the right of law abiding citizens?
3 Gun debate continued…..Thousands of people die every year because of gunsThousands of crimes are prevented because of gunsShoes representing gun deaths.
4 Third AmendmentThe Government cannot force you to shelter soldiers in your home without your consent in time of war or peace.
5 Rights of the Accused Amendments #4-8 Important to preserve freedom
6 Fourth AmendmentWhat does the police need in order to search your home?A warrant given to him by a judgeProbable cause is also needed
7 Fifth AmendmentYou cannot be tried for the same crime twice—called “Double Jeopardy”You do not have to testify against yourself: "I plead the fifth”You must have due process of law before you are convictedThe government cannot takeyour land unless it pays youfair market value=EminentDomain
8 Sixth AmendmentRight to speedy trial by impartial jury—meaning not favoring either side
9 Seventh AmendmentGuarantees the right to a jury trial in most civil cases
10 Eighth AmendmentNo excessive bailNo cruel and unusual punishment
11 Ninth AmendmentThe Bill of Rights cannot deny other rights previously held by the people
12 Tenth AmendmentThe states remain in charge within their own borders