Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- Second Amendment supporters want to see President Trump appoint more originalists and textualists to the Supreme Court. The most likely Justice to create an opening is Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Justice Ginsburg voted against the Heller decision. She voted against the McDonald decision. Her opinion on the Second Amendment is was clear then, and it is clear now. The Second Amendment should be defined as inconsequential because it is old. From armsandthelaw.com:
“If the court had properly interpreted the Second Amendment, the Court would have said that amendment was very important when the nation was new,” she said. “It gave a qualified right to keep and bear arms, but it was for one purpose only — and that was the purpose of having militiamen who were able to fight to preserve the nation.””
Ruth’s position is to define the Second Amendment out of existence, without any real argument, because it is old. The fallback position is that the Second Amendment does not apply to individuals. That is the essential Progressive position on the entire Constitution. It is old, therefore we can ignore it.
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