Constitutional Education

Constitution Day Seminar

Online Courses

2nd Amendment Rights & Issues

Although many know that the Constitution protects a citizen’s “right to bear arms,” few comprehend what those words truly mean. To help students gain a deeper understanding, the John A. Halter Shooting Sports and Education Center balances the teaching on the range with Second Amendment-focused lectures in the classroom.

This approach brings the concept of freedom to life by literally placing the idea into the hands of students. Once a class, seminar, or camp finishes, individuals will have a deeper and more personal understanding of the Second Amendment and the importance of protecting the liberties guaranteed by it.


Wayne LaPierre, NRA
Lecture by Wayne LaPierre

  On Friday, April 7, Hillsdale College hosted Wayne LaPierre, the executive vice president and CEO of the National Rifle Association (NRA). LaPierre spoke about the importance of truth in today’s highly-polarized political environment. He praised Hillsdale’s dedication to the pursuit of truth and liberty, and emphasized how the NRA shares this pursuit, highlighting several […]

John R. Lott Jr. giving speech on media bias against guns.
Media Bias Against Guns
Auditorium lecture on the second amendment.
The Second Amendment as an Expression of First Principles