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(Savusia Konstantin/Getty Images) Knock Knock, Who’s There? Rachel Ferguson and Marcus Witcher’s claim (“Black Gun Rights Matter,” April 18) that no-knock warrants threaten Second Amendment rights is without foundation in law or common sense. There is no constitutional right to resist the police, much less to shoot them when they are carrying out their lawful duties, such as executing a search warrant. This is the case whether the police announce their presence before entering, as is preferred under the Fourth Amendment, or enter with a no-knock warrant, which is permissible under certain circumstances. The Supreme Court ruled in Wilson v. Arkansas (1995) and Richards …

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