Amy Swearer is a legal policy analyst and senior legal fellow at The Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank in the United States. Swearer’s work focuses on Second Amendment rights, criminal justice reform, and the intersection of law and policy.
Swearer received her law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law and her undergraduate degree from Patrick Henry College, where she studied government and strategic intelligence. After law school, she worked as a law clerk in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and then as an attorney in private practice.
Since joining The Heritage Foundation, Swearer has written and spoken extensively on Second Amendment issues, advocating for the protection of Americans’ right to keep and bear arms. She has also worked on criminal justice reform, arguing that the justice system should focus on rehabilitation rather than punishment.
Swearer’s work has been featured in various media outlets, including Fox News, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Times, and National Review. She has testified before Congress on the Second Amendment and gun control legislation and has been a guest on numerous radio and television programs.
Swearer’s accomplishments include helping to shape public policy and legal debates on Second Amendment rights and criminal justice reform. Her work has also influenced legislative proposals and has helped to inform public opinion on these important issues.