76 ABA Journal Second Amendment articles.
A minor told forensic investigators in Texas that she was paid to have sex with Cody Wilson, the former law student who in June reached a settlement with the U.S.…
Sep 20, 2018 12:35 PM CDT
A federal judge in Seattle has found that a former law student’s presumed First Amendment interests in publishing online blueprints for plastic 3D printed guns are “dwarfed by the irreparable harms” likely to be suffered by the states if federal restrictions on the blueprints are lifted.
Aug 28, 2018 12:30 PM CDT
The National Rifle Association has filed an amended lawsuit against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo that contends the state has caused financial hardship by discouraging banks and insurers from doing business with the organization.
Aug 1, 2018 1:50 PM CDT
A federal judge in Washington state has issued a temporary restraining order that blocks the Trump administration from allowing publication of blueprints to produce guns from 3D printers.
Aug 1, 2018 8:15 AM CDT
If appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, Judge Brett Kavanaugh could be less hospitable to gun regulation—and more likely to vote in favor of cert grants on gun cases—than the…
Jul 30, 2018 11:12 AM CDT
A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday in a 2-1 decision that the Second Amendment protects the right to openly carry a gun for self-defense outside of the home.
Jul 24, 2018 3:10 PM CDT
Beginning Aug. 1, a Texas company will be able to publish its blueprints to make guns from 3D printers without fear of reprisal by the U.S. State Department.
Jul 24, 2018 12:09 PM CDT
The highest court in Massachusetts followed the direction of the U.S. Supreme Court when it struck down a state ban on civilians owning stun guns on Tuesday.
Apr 17, 2018 12:57 PM CDT
This week, retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens suggested that students and others who participated in last Saturday's March for Our Lives rallies should demand more than just gun-control legislation—they should demand that the Second Amendment be repealed.
Mar 28, 2018 12:40 PM CDT
Demonstrators who protested gun violence during the March For Our Lives rally last weekend should demand a repeal of the Second Amendment, according to retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens.
In a New York Times op-ed
, Stevens said the Second Amendment was adopted amid a concern that a standing army might pose a threat to the security of the states.
Mar 27, 2018 9:12 AM CDT
A criminal defendant who pleads guilty doesn’t inherently waive the right to challenge the constitutionality of the statute under which he was convicted, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.
Feb 21, 2018 10:11 AM CST
Justice Clarence Thomas asserted the Second Amendment is “a disfavored right” in the U.S. Supreme Court when he dissented Tuesday from the denial of certiorari in a gun case.
Feb 20, 2018 11:16 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear challenges to gun restrictions in Maryland and Florida.
The court left in place decisions upholding an assault-weapons ban in Maryland and…
Nov 27, 2017 12:28 PM CST
ABA President Hilarie Bass has issued a statement mourning the innocent people who lost their lives in Las Vegas and expressing sympathy for those who were injured and traumatized by the attack.
Oct 4, 2017 12:53 PM CDT
The American Civil Liberties Union won’t defend hate groups’ right to march when they seek to bring firearms with them, a position announced in the wake of last Saturday's violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Aug 18, 2017 9:44 AM CDT
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