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    “The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed, but the General Assembly shall have power to prescribe the manner in which arms may be borne.”
    Article 1, Section 1, Paragraph VIII
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    “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.”
    Article 1, Section 15
  • 1 member led by E2M
    “The people have the right to keep and bear arms, which right shall not be abridged; but this provision shall not prevent the passage of laws to govern the carrying of weapons concealed on the person, nor prevent passage of legislation providing minimum s...  more
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    “Subject only to the police power, the right of the individual citizen to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.”
    Section 22, Article I of the Illinois Bill of Rights
  • 1 member led by E2M
    “The people shall have a right to bear arms, for the defense of themselves and the State.”
    Article 1 Section 32.
  • 1 member led by E2M
    Iowa has no State Constitutional right to keep and bear arms. However, the Iowa Constitution does guarantee certain inalienable rights—among which are “defending life” and “protecting property.”
    Article 1, Section 1
  • 1 member led by E2M
    “The people have the right to bear arms for their defense and : security; but standing armies in time of peace, are dangerous to • liberty, and shall not be tolerated, and the military shall be in strict subordination to the civil power.”
    Kansas Bill of R...  more
  • 1 member led by E2M
    “All men are by nature, free and equal, and have certain inherent and inalienable rights, among which may be reckoned: … 7) the right to bear arms in defense of themselves and of the state, subject to the power of the general assembly to enact laws to pre...  more
  • 1 member led by E2M
    “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.”

    Old one – “The right of each citizen to keep and bear arms shall not be abridged, but this pro...  more
  • 1 member led by E2M
    “Every citizen has a right to keep and bear arms and this right shall never be questioned.”
    Article 1, Section 16