The right to keep and bear arms is enshrined in the second amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America.The amendment reads: "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."Possessing firearms and ammunition are prohibited only convicted criminals, those on which the judgment is rendered appropriate and mentally handicapped people.In most states, you can carry a weapon in a hidden or open form.
According to the tenth article of the Mexican Constitution of 1917, citizens had the right to po
ssess a firearm, unless expressly prohibited by law.But after rebels looted weapons store in Mexico City in 1960, the Mexican government began to take restrictive measures.In 1995, the government closed the last private weapon shops.The monopoly right to sell arms to receive military.At present, there is only one official weapon shop.It is close to the main headquarters of the army.Shop building heavily guarded.All Mexicans wishing to legally possess weapons must follow strict rules and restrictions.
In Switzerland, there is no constitutional right to bear arms.This country practices conscription.Every man between the ages of 20 to 34 years to be recruited into the army.After a brief period of active service, they are credited to people's militia.Until December 2009 the militia were required to keep the home machines, combat rifles and semi-automatic pistols.In January 2010, the opportunity to hand over their weapons to government arsenals.
In the Czech Republic there is no constitutional right to possess firearms.In accordance with the decision of the Czech Constitutional Court, the right to own a firearm is not a basic human right and can not flow from the right to own property.But according to the law "On Firearms and Ammunition" from 2002, everyone has the right to obtain a license for the weapon.A license to purchase the weapons.Holders of licenses "for the professional activity" and "self-defense" can carry weapons concealed.
under Sharia law, there is an inner freedom or may not have a weapon.During the civil war and unrest, the right to gun ownership may be suspended to avoid trouble and keep the peace.In Pakistan, for example, prohibited to carry weapons only citizens who do not profess Islam.They are obligated to protect the system of the Islamic state.For this they pay a special tax - jizya.In Yemen, the same weapon legally and accessible to all.
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- Right to keep and bear arms