How a farcical series of events in the 1880s produced an enduring and controversial legal precedent
The Second Amendment has been vigorously protected by the elected branches of government—don’t look for the next Court to change that.
The liberal justices expanded the rights of corporations, without considering the limits of that doctrine.
The Ku Klux Klan, Ronald Reagan, and, for most of its history, the NRA all worked to control guns. The Founding Fathers? They required gun ownership—and regulated it. And no group has more fiercely advocated the right to bear loaded weapons in public than the Black Panthers—the true pioneers of the modern pro-gun movement. In the battle over gun rights in America, both sides have distorted history and the law, and there’s no resolution in sight.