By Tom Knighton
The way anti-gunners are going nuts about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, you’d think he wants to overturn every gun law in the nation, including the Gun Control Act of 1968 and the National Firearms Act of 1934.
Oh, a guy can dream.
The reality is, though, Kavanaugh does seem to be pretty pro-gun, which is awful in their eyes and wonderful in ours. However, it seems that as a member of the Supreme Court, Kavanaugh might side with the anti-gunners on one particular point, a bit of a surprising one.
In a 2011 Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia finding for the case known as Heller II—which challenged a District of Columbia gun regulation ordinance following the U.S. Supreme Court case, and was brought by the same plaintiff—Kavanaugh wrote in his dissent that people can keep most guns, including AR-15 rifles, the Associated Press reports.
However, Kavanaugh also wrote that gun licensing requirements could promote firearm safety, by mandating tests and setting standards for obtaining a gun license, notes David Kopel in a piece for the Volokh Conspiracy.
“Licensing requirements mandate that gun owners meet certain standards or pass certain …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms