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Justice Breyer's Triumph in the Third Battle Over the Second Amendment

  title={Justice Breyer's Triumph in the Third Battle Over the Second Amendment},
  author={Allen Rostron},
  journal={The George Washington Law Review},
  • Allen Rostron
  • Published 3 May 2012
  • Law
  • The George Washington Law Review
In recent years, the Supreme Court has issued two landmark decisions about the constitutional right to keep and bear arms. District of Columbia v. Heller rejected the notion that the Second Amendment protects only organized militia activities, and McDonald v. City of Chicago found that the right to keep and bear arms applies to state and local governments via incorporation into the Fourteenth Amendment. Those decisions left important questions unanswered. In particular, the Supreme Court… 
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