Lyle Denniston examines claims that the Second Amendment protects gun-ownership rights extensively and how that jibes with a 2008 Supreme Court decision.
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Four new gun control laws were under consideration on Thursday in the Senate, but a key provision on background checks appears to be stalled.
Lyle Denniston looks at the issue of ammunition clips, and if there is a constitutional precedent to protect them from gun control restrictions.
The idea of expanded background checks for prospective gun owners is quickly becoming the battleground in Congress for any changes in national weapons control legislation.
A review of nine recent national polls shows that two gun control ideas have widespread support among Americans, and citizens have concerns about Second Amendment issues. Constitution Daily looked at polls and surveys taken this month from sources including Gallup, Pew Research, Public Religion Research Institute, CNN/Time, NBC/Wall Street Journal, Fox News, ABC/Washington Post, AP-GFK, […]