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The minority demanded constitutional protection for the right of the people "to bear arms for the defense of themselves and their own state, or the United States, or for the purpose of killing game." (183) Hunting--"killing game"--is obviously a personal, non-militia purpose for which one could "bear arms." Warhol's art documented icons of American life such as Cambell's soup cans and Marilyn Monroe. Why, they become stunted, crippled, deformed, useless.

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Publisher: Steck-Vaughn (August 1997)

ISBN: 081724302X

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