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Video: What Could McDonald v. Chicago Mean for the Second Amendment?

Posted By Brandon Stewart On March 4, 2010 @ 9:00 am In Legal | Comments Disabled

Tuesday was a momentous day for gun-rights advocates everywhere as the Supreme Court heard oral arguments for McDonald v. Chicago [1]. Coming on the heels of last year’s District of Columbia v. Heller [2] decision, McDonald seeks to determine whether Chicago’s ban on handguns is Constitutional.

We caught up with Alan Gura, the lead attorney for the plaintiffs (also the attorney in the Heller decision) and Alan Gottlieb, founder of the Second Amendment Foundation to get their take on the oral arguments, the legal theories involved, and the importance of this case for the Second Amendment.

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[1] McDonald v. Chicago: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McDonald_v._Chicago

[2] District of Columbia v. Heller: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/District_of_Columbia_v._Heller

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