Friday, March 16, 2007

"Right of The People"

The recent court ruling overturning the handgun ban in DC was 2-1, meaning one judge dissented. In her opinion (starting on p59 of this PDF) Judge Karen LeCraft Henderson argues that while the People may have a right to keep and bare arms, by the people the authors meant people of the States. Since DC is not a State, its people don't get rights. Apparently we can quarter troops in homes in DC with impunity.
More at Cato-at-Liberty.


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