A Proposition to Amend Section 4 of the Bill of Rights of the Constitution of the State of Kansas, Relating to the Right to Bear Arms

Kansas Ballot Measure - Constitutional Amendment Question No. 1

Election: Nov. 2, 2010 (General)
Outcome: Passed

Yes: 720102  (88.24%)
No: 95957  (11.76%)

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Summary

    Explanatory statement. The purpose of this amendment is to preserve constitutionally the right of a person to keep and bear arms for the defense of self, family, home and state, and for all other lawful purposes, including hunting and recreation.

    A vote for this amendment would constitutionally preserve the right of a person to keep and bear arms for the defense of self, family, home and state, and for lawful hunting and recreational use, and for any other lawful purpose.

    A vote against this amendment would provide for no constitutional right of a person to keep and bear arms for the defense of self, family, home and state, and for lawful hunting and recreational use, and for any other lawful purpose.

    Measure Text

    "§ 4. Individual right to bear arms; armies. The people have the right to bear arms for their defense and security A person has the right to keep and bear arms for the defense of self, family, home and state, for lawful hunting and recreational use, and for any other lawful purpose ; but standing armies, in time of peace, are dangerous to liberty, and shall not be tolerated, and the military shall be in strict subordination to the civil power.''