Adam Winkler of the UCLA School of Law and Nelson Lund of the George Mason University School of Law examine the history of the Second Amendment and the current debates about the extent of its protections.
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On Monday morning, the United States Supreme Court neither accepted or denied a potentially significant case on the ability of some Americans to own assault weapons.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitutional Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at an appeal at the Supreme Court about a local Illinois ordinance banning popular semi-automatic weapons.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the Supreme Court’s decision to deny a test case from gun owners in San Francisco.
A federal court ruling upholding gun rights for people who had a past mental illness is being closely watched as a potential Supreme Court test case.