Second Amendment, Supreme Court, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, February 2019
President Trump has appointed two constitutionalist and originalist Justices, Justice Gorsuch and Justice Kavanaugh. After those appointments, the Supreme Court agreed to hear the first Second Amendment firearms case since McDonald: New York Rifle & Pistol Association v. NYC. The official decision to accept the case was on 22 January 2019.
The next question was, when will the oral arguments for the case be heard? The possibilities began in April in 2019. If oral arguments were not heard in April, they would be heard in October or later.
Second Amendment supporters are justifiably frustrated with the slow pace of judicial enforcement of Second Amendment rights. Many believe some courts have been deliberately slowing down the process, hoping for the election of a president hostile to the Second Amendment.
The oral argument calendar for the Supreme Court for April has been published. New York Rifle & Pistol Association is not scheduled for April.
This could be significant because the oldest justice on the Court is Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Justice Ginsburg has been hostile to …Read the Rest