The Second Amendment at the Supreme Court
This week Alan Gura joins us for a talk about gun rights at the Supreme Court.
What does the text of the Second Amendment say, and how have courts interpreted it over the years?
What’s the story behind District of Columbia v. Heller? McDonald v. City of Chicago? How did standing work in these cases? Why was the NRA opposed to these cases?
And now that the right to keep and bear arms has been upheld by the Supreme Court as an individual right, what’s next for gun laws in America?
Show Notes and Further Reading
District of Columbia v. Heller (Wikipedia article)
McDonald v. City of Chicago (Wikipedia article)
Brian Doherty, Gun Control On Trial: Inside the Supreme Court Battle Over the Second Amendment (book)