USA Today Talks to Adam Winkler about “Insurrectionist” Theory of Second Amendment

USA Today talked to Professor Adam Winkler about the “insurrectionist” theory of the 2nd Amendment, which holds that a right to fight against government tyranny is enshrined in the Bill of Rights.  "That insurrectionist theory used to be a fringe theory of the Second Amendment but it’s become much more mainstream," said Winkler, attributing its surge in popularity to increasingly extreme language used by the National Rifle Association and "a desire to frame the Second Amendment in a way that will protect military-style assault rifles." 

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