Fighting gun crime aggressively does not have to be inconsistent with the individual right to bear arms.
New York, Maryland, and Connecticut have passed reforms that do not infringe upon the right to bear arms.
The Second Amendment protects the right of U.S. citizens to keep and bear arms.
Yes, we have to tread lightly with gun regulation: the right to bear arms is constitutionally protected.
In the 2000 election, the NRA furiously denounced Al Gore as an enemy of the right to keep and bear arms.
I may be locked, up for the sake of the liberty of the people; I may, under sentence, incur the loss of the right to bear arms.
Shih: a gentleman entitled to bear arms, not a knight in armour.
Kuteibe hastened back, plundered the city, destroyed it, killed all the men able to bear arms.
There are judged to be about eight hundred persons able to bear arms, all Spaniards.
All men fit to bear arms were required to bring their pieces to the church on occasion of public worship.
"upper limb," Old English earm "arm," from Proto-Germanic *armaz (cf. Old Saxon, Danish, Swedish, Middle Dutch, German arm, Old Norse armr, Old Frisian erm), from PIE root *ar- "fit, join" (cf. Sanskrit irmah "arm," Armenian armukn "elbow," Old Prussian irmo "arm," Greek arthron "a joint," Latin armus "shoulder"). Arm of the sea was in Old English. Arm-twister "powerful persuader" is from 1938. Arm-wrestling is from 1899.
They wenten arme in arme yfere Into the gardyn [Chaucer]
"weapon," c.1300, armes (plural) "weapons of a warrior," from Old French armes (plural), "arms, war, warfare," mid-13c., from Latin arma "weapons" (including armor), literally "tools, implements (of war)," from PIE root *ar- "fit, join" (see arm (n.1)). The notion seems to be "that which is fitted together." Meaning "heraldic insignia" (in coat of arms, etc.) is early 14c.; originally they were borne on shields of fully armed knights or barons.
arm 1 (ärm)
An upper limb of the human body, connecting the hand and wrist to the shoulder.
used to denote power (Ps. 10:15; Ezek. 30:21; Jer. 48:25). It is also used of the omnipotence of God (Ex. 15:16; Ps. 89:13; 98:1; 77:15; Isa. 53:1; John 12:38; Acts 13:17)