A Right to Bear Arms? What Were the Founders Thinking? is an inquiry into the historical derivation and meaning of the Second Amendment. Why was this amendment written the way it was? What were the fears and feelings of the Founders? What role did the states play in the development of the Second Amendment? How are our natural rights affected by the Second Amendment and what is the responsibility of the people and the government in protecting these rights? How did the Supreme Court’s interpretation regarding this amendment change over the years? The answers reveal the meaning of the Second Amendment.