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Category Archives: D.C. v. Heller
People don’t kill people, guns do – Leticia Stark, In Josh Sugarmann’s book Every Handgun is Aimed at You I found a copy of the book at the local Half Price Books, and figured I would check it out. That … Continue reading
Under the D.C. [law], a robber has to make an appointment with you so you can get your gun ready for him - Stephen P. Halbrook Hat tip John Lott
We had D.C. v. Heller, now we have Heller v. DC. Dick Heller is taking D.C. back to court, claiming that the new laws do not honor the court’s ruling. We wish him luck.
For decades the Second Amendment might as well have been called the Second-Class Amendment. The U.S. Supreme Court spent the late 20th century expansively interpreting the First, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth and Eighth amendments, not to mention unenumerated rights ranging from … Continue reading
Snowflakes in Hell reports that the Village of Morton Grove has officially repealed their handgun ban, in the face of legal challenges and the Heller decision. I am always for solving bad laws through the legislative process instead of the … Continue reading
if the Second Amendment was meant to provide for creating a state army/organized militia (the “collective rights” view,) wouldn’t that be at odds with U.S. Const. art. I, § 10, cl. 3 “No State shall, without the Consent of Congress, lay any … Continue reading
Mrs. Ahab takes on Justice Breyer’s comments about the danger of having a gun in the home. I couldn’t agree more.
There has been some talk that SCOTUS upheld gun licensing in Heller. They neither struck down nor upheld licensing, they did not address it. Looking at this another way, SCOTUS did not strike down licensing, but then again, they didn’t … Continue reading
Some have made the argument, bordering on the frivolous, that only those arms in existence in the 18th century are protected by the Second Amendment. – Opinion of the Court, D.C. v. Heller