Limitations on the "right to bear arms" (per USSC)

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Limitations on the "right to bear arms" (per USSC)
Jan 17, 2013

An interesting article covering the most reason US Supreme Court ruling that upheld the "right to bear arms" interpretation.

The Supreme Court Ruling on the 2nd Amendment Did NOT Grant an Unlimited Right to Own Guns

But even though the 5-4 majority ruling makes an intellectual end run around the language of the Second Amendment to get to their ruling, they very clearly state that society (government, convened to collectively protect us from what we can’t protect ourselves from as individuals) has the right to, and legitimate interest in controlling gun ownership, in several specific ways.

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