MICHIGAN – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Michigan Coalition for Responsible Gun Owners (MCRGO) is calling on Michigan concealed pistol license holders and legal gun owners to sign our petition calling on Michigan Senators Stabenow and Peters to reverse their earlier public statements and confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court. This is part of an effort with our allied state firearms organizations across the country to put pressure on the United States Senate in advance of the September confirmation hearings.
President Trump has nominated D.C. Circuit Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill Justice Anthony Kennedy’s seat. Kavanaugh, one of Kennedy’s former clerks, is a Yale Law graduate and a dedicated defender of the Constitution. Kavanaugh is a strong supporter of the Second Amendment.
Judge Kavanaugh has applied the Supreme Court’s holding in District of Columbia v. Heller (2008) that -while “traditional and common gun laws in the United States remain constitutionally permissible” -the Second Amendment protects an individual right to keep and bear arms.
Judge Kavanaugh dissented in Heller II (2011)-the follow-on Heller case in the D.C. Circuit- from a majority opinion upholding both D.C.’s ban on semi-automatic rifles and its broad gun registration …Read the Rest