Gun Rights, Gun Laws, Gun Control: A Mixed Bag from the Supreme Court

11. January 2013 21:55
As a hunter, gun collector, and recreational shooter, the Second Amendment is important to me. In the wake of the massacre at Sandyhook Elementary, there is a fresh debate, and likely legislation, concerning gun control.

For decades, this country argued over what the amendment means, who the right belongs to, and how broad its scope. In 2008 and 2010, the United States Supreme Court answered those questions. [More]

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Case law | Constitutional Rights | Criminal Law | Gun Rights

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