Charlton Heston: National Press Club 1997

"Today I want to talk to you about guns: Why we have them, why the Bill of Rights guarantees that we can have them, and why my right to have a gun is more important than your right to rail against it in the press." With that initial salvo, Charlton Heston takes on the National Press Club in Washington D.C., defending America's First Freedom: The Second Amendment.

Heston asserts why his right to have a gun is more important than the press' right to rail against it.

Charlton Heston