In 2008, the Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling in District of Columbia v. Heller declaring that Washington D.C.’s handgun ban was unconstitutional. At the time, D.C. Mayor Adrian M. Fenty predicted disastrous results. “More handguns in the District of Columbia will only lead to more handgun violence,” he warned.
Most A1F Daily readers will remember that Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton last year said of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in District of Columbia v. Heller— which recognized that the Second Amendment protects an individual right to keep and bear arms—“the Supreme Court is wrong on the Second Amendment. And I am going to make that case every chance I get.”
NRA-ILA Executive Director Jason Ouimet recently spoke with Grant Stinchfield about a crucial upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case.
A group of Maryland citizens, with the support of the National Rifle Association, has filed a petition to the U.S. Supreme Court seeking to reverse a Court of Appeals ruling that stripped some of America’s most popular rifles of Second Amendment protection.
Last week, California gun owners and the California Rifle and Pistol Association—the plaintiffs in the important court case Peruta v. California—filed a petition for writ of certiorari asking the United States Supreme Court to hear the case.
Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., is understandably alarmed at the thought of another Clinton-led White House.
“Unless Justice Scalia is replaced by someone who shares his philosophy and worldview when it comes to our right to keep and bear arms, we may not have that right much longer.”