gun control

Dumbing Down to the New Normal

Some of us who recall our civics lessons vaguely remember that President Lincoln and the Civil War settled the belief that a state could nullify a law of Congress (it cannot). However, recent research indicates that a number of states… Read More ›

HELLER: THE ORIGINALISM SIN?

Editor’s Note: Any discussion of gun control raises the matter of the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms. Overturning several hundred years’ of interpretation, the 5-4 majority in Heller employed a theory characterized as originalism. We thought the… Read More ›