• Video
  • September 06, 2019

McDonald v. Chicago

A deep dive into McDonald v. Chicago, a 2010 Supreme Court case that ruled that the Second Amendment's right to keep and bear arms for self-defense in one's home is applicable to the states through the Fourteenth Amendment. In this video, Khan Academy host Kim Kutz Elliott discusses the case with litigator Alan Gura and Elizabeth Wydra, President of the Constitutional Accountability Center.

The National Constitution Center and Khan Academy partnered to create a series of nonpartisan videos explaining the U.S. Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and major Supreme Court cases, enlisting the expertise of Interactive Constitution scholars.

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