The November presidential election paves the way for the future of the Second Amendment.
The Horry County (S.C.) Council is reconsidering a proposal that would ban the discharge of firearms on private property in much of the county—a ban that was killed in 2012 under overwhelming public opposition, myrtlebeachonline.com reports.
In June, U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez issued a preliminary injunction blocking California’s ban on ammunition magazines that hold more than 10 rounds. In a strongly worded opinion, Judge Benitez made clear that the Second Amendment is not a second-class Amendment and that the ban on standard capacity magazines would take away private property without compensation—and it would turn law-abiding citizens into what he calls “outlaws.” California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has since appealed the ruling.
An order by the governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands to confiscate registered firearms from law-abiding citizens as a response to a hurricane is an excellent example of how registration leads to confiscation.
Florida Senate Bill 1048 brings the issue of private property rights, and how they relate to firearms, to the fore.