Evidently, the Supreme Court has acccepted a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Chicago's gun bans. It would be refreshing to see a strong rebuke to the idea (endorsed by the 7th Circuit) that somehow citizens have (Heller) the right to keep and bear arms, but that right can be arbitrarily rejected by states and cities. Yes, you can count me as one who views anti-incorporation arguments as legally dubious, to put it mildly.
Put differently, exactly how do we have the right to free speech, assembly, religion, to keep and bear arms, and so on if the city of Chicago can decide that only aldermen and the mayor have these rights? It's preposterous.
Friday Faves Potpourri - I don’t have a bookish list of Friday Faves this week, but I’ll plan one for next week. Meanwhile, join me for another post of potpourri. ~This week, my hu...
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