Topic: Second Amendment
Three of the guns used in the Columbine school shooting 11 years ago came from a gun show where checking the buyer’s background wasn’t required. Activists want the law changed.
04/20/2010 05:08 pm
To defend the nominee President Obama chooses to replace the liberal Justice Stevens, Democrats will be forced to say what they really believe about the Constitution and the limits of federal power.
04/12/2010 11:41 am
Washington, D.C., enacted new gun-control laws after the US Supreme Court in 2008 invalidated its previous gun ordinance. On Friday, a federal judge upheld the new rules, though the decision is expected to be appealed.
03/26/2010 08:53 pm
Citizens in many US states carry guns openly, leading to people both feeling and being safer.
03/17/2010 12:12 am
The US Supreme Court is considering what could be a landmark decision on individual gun rights. An unspoken argument is that armed citizens would make any usurper think twice before subverting the Constitution.
03/04/2010 07:44 pm
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in a landmark gun rights case that could apply the Second Amendment's right to bear arms to both cities and states.
03/02/2010 03:38 pm
The Supreme Court's next Second Amendment cases may decide which state and local gun-control laws can stand.
03/02/2010 09:00 am
The Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday that could result in striking down a handgun ban in Chicago and other places. But beyond that, the court must clarify how fundamental gun rights are. They shouldn't be viewed as equal to free-speech rights.
03/01/2010 02:41 pm
The Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday on a landmark gun-control case, McDonald v. Chicago, on whether cities and states have the right to ban handguns.
03/01/2010 01:02 pm
In Pictures The debate over gun rights