Here Comes the Next Big Supreme Court Gun-Rights Case

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Adam Winkler author of “Gun Fight”

Adam Winkler, a constitutional law professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, noted recently that the Supreme Court has been ducking gun-rights cases. I’m here to predict the end of that several-year tendency.

In 2008, the Supreme Court for the first time declared that individuals have a Second Amendment right to keep a handgun in the home. The justices expanded on that 5-4 ruling two years later, clarifying that it applied to all states. Then the court became, well, gun-shy.

Professor Winkler, the author of a readable and surprising history of gun control in America, speculated on why the Supreme Court steered clear of the Second Amendment during the 2013-14 term…

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