On Monday, the United States Supreme Court refused two appeals from Connecticut and New York that asked for assault-weapons ban laws in those states to be reconsidered.
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Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the latest legal developments related to assault weapons bans, including one case to be considered by the Supreme Court at its private Conference on Thursday.
In the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, leaders on both sides of the aisle are calling for action. Here’s what you need to know.
In this commentary, Adam Winkler from the UCLA School of Law argues that guns will likely play the role that abortion used to play in Supreme Court nomination hearings.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at a ruling by the Supreme Court vacating a decision about stun guns in Massachusetts.