Only 3 countries in the world protect the right to bear arms in their constitutions: the US, Mexico, and Guatemala

Over 300 people march with loaded firearms in an Open Carry for Freedom March in Inverness, Florida in 2016.

Only three countries in the world currently have a constitutional right to own a gun: the US, Mexico, and Guatemala.
Six other countries used to have a constitutional right to bear arms, but they’ve since repealed those laws.
The US is the only country with a right to keep and bear arms with no constitutional restrictions.
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The right to keep and bear arms is a longstanding, often glorified right protected by the US Constitution.

Americans own nearly half of all the civilian-owned guns in the world, and on a per capita basis, the US has far more guns than any other nation. With high-profile mass shootings in Colorado Springs, Highland Park, Illinois, and Uvalde, Texas in recent months, debates around gun control have intensified in the US.

Many countries are awash with guns. Among the nations with the most firearms are Serbia, Yemen, Switzerland, and Saudi Arabia.

But there are only three countries that have a constitutional right to keep and bear arms: Mexico, Guatemala, and the United States. Here’s why.

Only 15 constitutions (in nine countries) “ever included an explicit right to bear arms,” according to The New York Times.A man wears plastic wings with the word “Peace” written on them during a protest against the killing of social activists, in Bogota, Colombia, April 29, 2019.

The United States’ Second Amendment inspired other countries around the world to provide their citizens with the right to own guns — including Bolivia, Costa Rica, Colombia, Honduras, Nicaragua, Liberia, Guatemala, Mexico, and the US.

All of those countries, excluding Mexico, the US, and Guatemala, have since rescinded the constitutional right to bear arms,

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