“An important victory in an on-going struggle”

That’s what Cato’s Tim Lynch predicts it’s going to be. Yeah, thought about posting this yesterday as at least one piece of good news – good thing I didn’t because that means I can post it today which makes it seven days in a row that something’s been posted every day. Yay! Let’skeep this up…

Here is an excerpt from today’s Washington Post regarding the arguments at the Supreme Court yesterday:

A majority of the Supreme Court indicated a readiness yesterday to settle decades of constitutional debate over the meaning of the Second Amendment by declaring that it provides an individual right to own a gun for self-defense.

Such a finding could doom the District of Columbia’s ban on private handgun possession, the country’s toughest gun-control law, and significantly change the tone and direction of the nation’s political battles over gun control.

During oral arguments that drew spectators who had waited for days to be in the courtroom, there was far more skepticism among the justices about the constitutionality of the District’s ban on private handgun possession than defense of it.

Not much to add apart from the fact that this makes me very happy. 🙂

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