Posted January 30, 2019 12:35 pm by Comments

While the Jan. 24 editorial “The court trains it sights on guns” correctly claimed that in its two landmark Second Amendment opinions, District of Columbia v. Heller and McDonald v. Chicago, the Supreme Court “enshrine[d] an individual constitutional right to the possession of a firearm at home for self-defense,” it ignored that the justices found the right “to bear arms” for self-defense was not limited to the home. Indeed, Justice Clarence Thomas found it “extremely improbable that the Framers understood the Second Amendment to protect little more than carrying a gun from the bedroom to the kitchen.”
Nevertheless, the New York regulation forbids licensed gun owners from taking a gun outside their homes except to a gun range in city limits, and the gun must be locked in a case separate from the ammunition, rendering the gun useless for self-defense. …Read the Rest

Source:: NRA-ILA

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