Dr. Edwin Vieira explains the Constitution’s view of the militia and its role as a check against tyranny. He traces constitutional language, and explains the Founders’ purposes for preserving the right to bear arms. He is the foremost Constitutional expert on the Second Amendment and the militia. Understanding the role of the militia and the related, unalienable rights of individuals is vital to the life of the republic. Offering restoration of the se principles to the current generation, Dr. Viera’s presentation is logical and well-articulated. A proper understanding of the Second Amendment is the initial step to restoring the republic.