69 ABA Journal articles on Second Amendment.
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Our Lives rallies should demand more than just gun-control legislation—they should demand that the Second Amendment be repealed.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
A measure addressing gun violence won approval from the ABA House of Delegates on Tuesday, despite some opposition by those who raised due process issues.
Aug 15, 2017 9:25 AM CDT
During her 35-year career as a writer, Linda Oatman High has written more than 20 books for children and young adults, three plays and numerous feature articles and news…
Jul 26, 2017 3:47 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has blocked a Washington, D.C., gun law that that restricts concealed carry permits to those who can show a good reason for carrying firearms.
Jul 26, 2017 8:40 AM CDT
In the wake of Wednesday morning’s shooting of Louisiana Republican Congressman Steve Scalise, fellow GOP members argue that if victims had carried firearms then they could have defended themselves.
Jun 15, 2017 1:48 PM CDT
Almost half of Americans live in states that have had new and restrictive gun control laws enacted since the slaughter of elementary school children at Sandy Hook. But other states now allow guns in schools and on college campuses.
May 1, 2017 4:00 AM CDT
An en banc federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld Maryland’s ban on military-style assault rifles and large-capacity magazines.
The Richmond, Virginia-based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that such…
Feb 22, 2017 11:00 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to decide whether a defendant can challenge a criminal law barring guns near the U.S. Capitol Building after he pleaded guilty to its…
Feb 22, 2017 8:00 AM CST
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