Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Basic Gun Law

Today's news that the US Supreme Court has accepted the District of Columbia "Gun Control VS Gun Rights" case brought to my memory the following citation.

"WHETHER THE SECOND AMENDMENT SECURES AN INDIVIDUAL RIGHT: The Second Amendment secures a right of individuals generally, not a right of States or a right restricted to persons serving in militias"; August 24, 2004; MEMORANDUM OPINION FOR THE ATTORNEY GENERAL; As found at,

It should be specially noted, where ever there is the tradition of British laws, that the cited opinion is based on those legal traditions as much as on the US Constitution.

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