The Conservative Case for the D.C. Gun Ban - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
The Conservative Case for the D.C. Gun Ban

Well, not exactly. But Kevin Gutzman, author of The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution argues that gun control laws are unwise, the Second Amendment does protect an individual right to keep and bear arms — and that the Supreme Court has no constitutional authority to overturn the D.C. gun ban because the Constitution is intended to limit federal power, not overturn state (or pseudo-state) laws.

Gutzman’s argument hinges on the rejection of incorporation as a valid constitutional doctrine. I’m afraid that’s a debate conservatives lost a long time ago.

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