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POLS 105G: American Constitutional Law: Second Amendment

This guide will help you find information about the United States Constitution and its amendments, including primary sources.

The Second Amendment: What Does It Actually Say?

The Second Amendment states:

A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.

Books About Second Amendment Issues

  • Books located in the Stacks may be borrowed from the Library with your student ID card. 
  • To view electronic books from off-campus, enter the same login and password that you use to open your "Student Workday" account.

Library Catalog

Search the Library Catalog (SpartaCat) to find books.

Law books, including the United States Code Annotated, and other titles discussing legal topics in the United States, are located in the call number range beginning with the letters "KF." Books covering legal topics in Pennsylvania are shelved in the area beginning with the letters "KFP."

In addition to books about the Second Amendment located in the KF area, you'll also find materials about gun control shelved in the section starting with the letters "HV."