[Eugene Volokh, June 10, 2009 at 12:08pm] Trackbacks
L.A. Times Editorial Disagrees with Individual Rights View of Second Amendment, But Supports Its Incorporation Against the States:
We were disappointed last year when the Supreme Court ruled that the right to keep and bear arms was an individual right, giving short shrift to the first part of the amendment, which refers to "a well-regulated militia." But we also believe the court has been right to use the doctrine of incorporation to bind states to the most important protections of the Bill of Rights. If those vital provisions are to be incorporated in the 14th Amendment, so should the right to keep and bear arms.
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