The Supreme Court will issue its ruling today on District of Columbia vs. Heller. The case marks the first time in almost 70 years that the Kourt has heard a Second Amendment case. The Heller case stems from the D.C. handgun ban that was overturned by the US Kourt of Appeals last year.
I’ll post the ruling when it komes down.
Its days like today when that really motivate me to support presidential kandidates who share my beliefs. I must admit it is a little scary to think what the Kourt would look like with a couple of Obama justices sitting on there. Heck for all we know it would probably be Michelle Obama or Hillary Clinton.
The Court affirmed the US Court of Appeals decision by a 5-4 decision.
Breyer, Stevens, Souter, and Ginsburg all voting dissenting. What the heck are they thinking? This is a pretty fundamental rights issue to be a 5-4 decision.
The Second Amendment protects an individual right to possess a firearm unconnected with service in a militia, and to use that arm for traditionally lawful purposes, such as self-defense within the home.