Louisiana voters strengthen protection of right to bear arms

“The right of each citizen to keep and bear arms is fundamental and shall not be infringed. Any restriction on this right shall be subject to strict scrutiny.”


Alex Ferraro

Louisiana voters overwhelmingly approved an amendment to the state constitution which creates the strongest protection of the right to keep and bear arms in the nation. With all 4,267 precincts reporting, unofficial results from the Louisiana Secretary of State show that 73.46 percent (1,283,850 votes) [unofficial results] of the state’s electorate supported the amendment…

…Internationally, a deadline for approval of a UN arms treaty passed in July, after treaty opponents in the US urged [JURIST report] President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton not to support the agreement if it contained provisions applying to civilian arms possession.


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