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Our Very Own Randy Barnett, on a Second Amendment Panel at the Brookings Institution:

The panel will be next Monday, from 10 am to 11:30 am at Brookings in D.C. (1775 Mass. Ave., NW, in the Falk Audotirum). The panelists are Randy; Josh Sugarmann, executive director of the Violence Policy Center; Jens Ludwig, professor of public policy at Georgetown University and nonresident senior fellow at Brookings; and Benjamin Wittes, guest scholar at Brookings. Stuart Taylor, a nonresident senior fellow at Brookings, a writer for National Journal and Newsweek, and one of my favorite political journalists, will be the moderator.

Wittes and Randy will, I think, endorse the individual rights view (Wittes might perhaps do it somewhat reluctantly, but that's fine). Sugarmann will surely take the opposite view, and I imagine Ludwig, who is a criminologist who has generally come to pro-gun-restriction conclusions, will likely also endorse gun restrictions as a policy matter though I don't know how much he'll say about the Constitution. If you want come, please go here, or call 202-797-6105.

Esquire:
Interestingly, Giuliani has lately made a point of bolstering his "strict constructionist" credentials to the GOP base by in part talking about his individual-rights view of it, along with a hearty endorsement of the recent DC COA case to that effect.
6.8.2007 12:15am
Lysenko (mail):
And he squares that with his own aggressively anti-gun policies...how?
6.8.2007 12:32am
Esquire:
He's got an explanation about how local governments have some leeway to "regulate" the right without "removing" the right; I'm not saying it's entirely convincing (at least to me, as a strong conservative), but as long as he can be trusted not to do it at the federal level (which he's running for now), I think I can live with him.
6.8.2007 12:38am