Posted July 11, 2018 8:30 am by Comments

By Tom Knighton

It didn’t really matter who President Trump nominated, someone was going to be outraged. However, Judge Brett Kavanaugh doesn’t sound like too bad of a pick right now, all things considered, especially for the pro-Second Amendment crowd.

It seems the Gun Owners of America agrees.

Gun Owners of America Statement on Pres. Trump’s Nomination of Kavanaugh to SCOTUS

Springfield, VA – Erich Pratt, Executive Director of Gun Owners of America (GOA), issued the following statement on Pres. Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court:

“Gun Owners of America is optimistic that Judge Brett Kavanaugh will be a huge improvement over the retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on many constitutional issues, including the Second Amendment.

“Initial reports suggest that Judge Kavanaugh deeply respects the Second Amendment, even though he was not the strongest of the finalists.

“Nevertheless, Judge Kavanaugh filed a pro-gun dissent in Heller II, arguing that Washington, DC’s ban on semi-automatic firearms was arbitrary and unlawful.

“In fact, his dissent was so well argued that GOA’s subsequent legal briefs have repeatedly held up his dissent as the model to follow.

“In another case, Kavanaugh correctly interpreted the Firearm Owners Protection Act to find that a defendant could not be sentenced to 30 …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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