Dave Kopel: Anti-Slavery and Pro Second Amendment Senator Lyman Trumbull

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At The Volokh Conspiracy in The Washington Post, Dave Kopel of the Independence Institute writes about Illinois Senator Lyman Trumbull. Following the Civil War, Trumbull authored the Thirteenth Amendment, the first Freedman's Bureau Bill, and the Civil Rights Act. As he defended the rights of newly freed slaves, he championed the Second Amendment as a defense against re-enslavement. Originally aired on NRA News Cam & Co 02/26/15.