For the first time since it gave broad new constitutional protection to individuals’ gun rights more than a decade ago, the Supreme Court agreed on Tuesday to consider expanding those rights outside of one’s own home.
When James Madison spoke to the First Congress he proposed nearly 20 amendments as a Bill of Rights, and not the 10 we all know about. So what did Congress delete from the final list that was ratified by the states?
A federal judge in Seattle has issued a preliminary national injunction blocking a website from offering 3-D-printer gun blueprints until the case is resolved in court.
Continuing its pattern of refusing to clarify the gun rights that are protected by the Second Amendment, the Supreme Court has turned aside a claim that gun merchants have their own constitutional right to sell firearms.
In this essay from the National Constitution Center’s Interactive Constitution project, scholars Nelson Lund and Adam Winkler look at the Second Amendment’s origins and the modern debates about it.
With the nation reaching record levels of mass shootings, the Supreme Court on Monday allowed the state of Maryland to continue to enforce one of the nation’s strictest bans on high-capacity rifles and ammunition clips.
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Joseph Blocher of Duke University and attorney Alan Gura discuss how Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump may enforce or undermine the right to bear arms.
Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, examines a court decision in Connecticut related to the liability of a gun maker for the Sandy Hook shootings.
Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, examines the future of a 2008 Supreme Court decision recognizing, for the first time, an individual right under the Second Amendment to have a gun for personal use.