The Stakes in 2020
United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- The 2020 presidential election may turn out to be one of the most momentous for the Second Amendment in history. The 2000 and 2004 elections mattered, as President George W. Bush brought in Chief Justice John Roberts and Associate Justice Samuel Alito, who provided two of the five votes in the Heller and McDonald cases. The 2016 election saved those cases – and President Donald Trump has brought in two more pro-Second Amendment justices.
Now comes defending those gains in 2020 (as well as advancing the position even further). As has been discussed earlier, packing the Supreme Court could very well be on the agenda the next time anti-Second Amendment extremists get control of the House, Senate, and White House. The Heller and McDonald cases would be high on the list for a packed Supreme Court to overturn.
That alone is a reason to work very hard to re-take the House, and to hold the Senate and White House in 2020. But things go beyond that. The fact is, even with only control of the House of Representatives, anti-Second Amendment extremists are already pushing legislation that doesn’t actually solve problems, but instead just …Read the Rest