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A Natural Right is an inherent right, not drawn from the government, but intrinsic to personhood. The story of the 2nd amendment begins here, philosophically, but more specifically in the 1689 English Bill of Rights. At this time there was much upheaval between King James II (who was Catholic) and the growing Protestant nation of Great Britain. King James II began to strip Protestants’ their right to bear arms in an attempt to subjugate them. The “Glorious Revolution” finally overthrew King James II, and the successors had to sign and agree to the English Bill of Rights of 1689 which included this passage: