Wake up, little Uzi.

Previously published Slate articles made new.
Sept. 13 2004 1:44 PM

Wake Up, Little Uzi

Is there an individual right to carry a gun?

With the 10-year-old ban on assault weapons set to expire tonight, debate rages yet again about the rights of gun owners under the Second Amendment of the Constitution. Three years ago, this "Explainer" attempted to answer this narrow legal question: Does the Second Amendment confer a personal right to bear arms upon American citizens?