Supreme Court Will Decide if Handgun Kept at Home Is Individual Right

Second Amendment

“A well-regulated Militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” — Second Amendment US Constitution

The founding fathers must be spinning in their graves. Still — we’ve seen this ‘supreme’ test coming for some time. Remember: the last time the Supreme Court looked at the second amendment was in 1939 (interesting year, eh?), when the non-decision suggested an opinion favoring the ‘militia only’ interpretation of the wording. One thing is certain: Second amendment rights will certainly play a factor in the coming election. — PID

November 21 – WASHINGTON (NEW YORK TIMES) — The Supreme Court announced Tuesday that it would decide whether the Constitution grants individuals the right to keep guns in their homes for private use, plunging the justices headlong into a divisive and long-running debate over how to interpret the Second Amendment’s guarantee of the “right of the people to keep and bear arms.” Full Report