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Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor lied to Judicial Committee on Second Amendment

June 30, 2010 politisite 0

When Supreme court nominee Sotomayor said that the Second Amendment as an individual right was settled law, she did one of two things: She lied to the Senate Judicial committee or changed her mind. We think the former as she told Sen. Mark Udall, she considered the 2008 ruling that struck down a Washington, D.C., gun ban as settled law”
In her first action at a second amendment case, Sotomayor and others wrote the opposition opinion on the second amendment as an “individual Right” saying that hand gun ownership was not an “individual right”. Settled law was unsettling to Sotomayor and since a few law journals wrote against the issue. So settled law is unsettling to this Justice.
What bothers this writer is that we have another Supreme Court Nominee, Kagan, who is testifying before the Judicial committee saying that Handgun ownership as an individual right is settled law.
Here is a real legal opinion:

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Supreme Court: Gun Rights Extend Across Nation

June 28, 2010 politisite 0

The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of individual gun rights today, striking down Chicago’s 28-year-old handgun ban almost two years to the day after the Court struck down the D.C. gun ban. The ruling in McDonald vs. Chicago is a major win for gun-rights activists who are thrilled to see an individual right to arms affirmed by the nation’s highest court once again. The D.C. ruling applied only to […]