Lyle Denniston looks at efforts by states to ban the federal government from enforcing national gun laws, and why those efforts face a serious constitutional roadblock.
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Lyle Denniston looks at how the battle to win Congressional primary elections today may run counter to advice given by James Madison more than 200 year ago.
Lyle Denniston examines the presence of a 102-year-old voter at the State of the Union address as foreshadowing a Supreme Court decision over the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Lyle Denniston looks at the issue of ammunition clips, and if there is a constitutional precedent to protect them from gun control restrictions.
Lyle Denniston looks at the troubled history of the Guantanamo Bay trials and their unsettled future.