Courts around the country are reaching differing conclusions about the reach of the Second Amendment.
Should gun laws be more strict? Could the Arizona tragedy have been averted?
Here, in roughly chronological order, are the 10 most significant stories of the year, as selected by the staff of the National Constitution Center.
“We were prepared to go to court and sue if they did not put them up. Having a gun is a constitutional right.”
Alan Gottlieb, founder of the Second Amendment Foundation, speaking about ads promoting gun ownership that his organization succesfully placed at the San Francisco Metropolitan Transportation Agency’s busstops despite the Agency’s policy of not promoting guns. Ironically, earlier this year the MTA had forced the makers of the movie “The Other Guys” starring Mark Wahlberg and… [Continue Reading]