Category Archives: CASE LAW

WISCONSIN JUDGE RULES CONCEALED CARRY BAN UNCONSTITUTIONAL

The Wisconsin Radio Network reports a Clark County judge has ruled Wisconsinson’s concealed carry ban violates both the Second and Fourteenth Amendment. Briefly quoting the Wisconsin Radio news item linked above: “In light of the landmark Supreme Court ruling in … Continue reading

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IS SELF DEFENSE A DEFENSE?

Sometimes the law is fascinating. Browsing the Volokh Conspiracy I came across a strange one. The Michigan Supreme Court was called upon to reverse a felons conviction for gun possession because he was in a self defense situation. The case … Continue reading

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THERE IS AN INTERESTING 2A CASE IN CT

The Volokh Conspiracy has an interesting overview of an attempt to get the Connecticut Department of Public Safety (“DPS”) to issue renewal CCW permits without harassing existing permit holders. The CDPS has an evil reputation for demanding unnecessary documentation, and … Continue reading

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WA. Supreme Court Holds Second Amendment Is Incorporated

From the Volokh Conspiracy comes word that the Second Amendment is Incorporated into Washington State Law. The decision is quite an interesting read. While Christopher Sieyes did not win his case, the decision is a win for all American gun … Continue reading

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ANOTHER CRITICAL SCOTUS DECISION IN OUR FAVOR!

The Supreme Court handed down a decision in favor of the plaintiff in the case of Citizens United vs The Federal Election Commission. Citizens United is a Corporation that describes itself and its mission in these words; “Citizens United is … Continue reading

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SUPREMES GUT McCAIN-FIENGOLD

Commentary Magazine’s Jennifer Rubin has the whole story on SCOTUS decision on the McCain Feingold campaign finance law, HERE. From Rubin’s item, what is left of this attempt to muzzle the National Rifle Association and other groups is some mandatory … Continue reading

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ANOTHER 2A CASE

I had intended to comment on this last November – and a post this week reminded me of something forgotten! The Seventh District Court remanded a “misdemeanor felony” case because a “hunting shotgun” falls under the Second Amendment. You can … Continue reading

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IT'S ABOUT TIME

Here’s an interesting decision from the Ninth Circuit Court. First, the court states that police discriminate when they decide who to arrest by race. Then they repeat the fact that “There is no right to state protection against madmen or … Continue reading

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THE ISSUES BEHIND THE MCDONALD CASE

As every gun owner and 2A supporter should know, the McDonald case seeks to overthrow Chicago’s near total ban on defensive firearms. David Kopel goes into much of the background of the case against the ban. As Kopel states in … Continue reading

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