Category Archives: McDonald v. Chicago

7th Circuit Court of Appeals holds that the Second Amendment applies outside the home

In an opinion issued today in the Illinois case of Moore v. Madigan, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals held that the Second Amendment “right to keep and bear arms for the purpose of self-defense … implies a right to carry a loaded gun … Continue reading

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Contempt of court George Wallace style

“To what purpose are powers limited, and to what purpose is that limitation committed to writing, if these limits may, at any time, be passed by those intended to be restrained?” – Chief Justice John Marshall (Marbury v. Madison) Hard … Continue reading

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Incorporation 101: The Second Amendment is no good here

The hot breaking news today is that the Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case of McDonald v Chicago. This is an incredibly important event because McDonald is the first Second Amendment incorporation case to be heard by the Supreme Court since … Continue reading

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