Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, looks at reasons why it seems to be a constitutional reality that the Second Amendment is not likely to go back to protecting only a collective right to have guns.
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The National Constitution Center’s Interactive Constitution project presents leading experts exploring the Constitution’s history and what it means today. Here, Nelson Lund from the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University and Adam Winkler from the UCLA School of Law discuss the Second Amendment.
In a majority 6-2 decision on Monday, the Supreme Court upheld a federal law that restricts gun ownership for a person convicted of reckless domestic assault.
Adam Winkler of the University of California, Los Angeles and Ilya Shapiro of the Cato Institute explore the constitutional debates over gun control and immigration policy.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at how the Supreme Court is letting the law of gun control develop without being closely managed by the Justices.