The Hill: GOP Field Exceeds Scalia In Defending Gun Rights

Found here: by AWR Hawkins 

Following the March 3 GOP debate The Hill suggested that GOP contenders exceed Antonin Scalia in defending gun rights because Scalia left the door open for some limit on the Second Amendment, but Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) 97%, Donald Trump, and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) 79% are pushing for none.

The Hill presents Scalia through a quote from the majority opinion in District of Columbia v Heller (2008). They seize on his acknowledgement that there can be a prohibition against “the carrying of ‘dangerous and unusual weapons’” and his judgement that the Second Amendment “does not protect those weapons not typically possessed by law-abiding citizens for lawful purposes, such as short-barreled shotguns.”

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One thought on “The Hill: GOP Field Exceeds Scalia In Defending Gun Rights

  1. Martin Giudice says:

    Excellent article – please read.

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