Post-Newtown gun legislation will hinge on 'Heller'

, The National Law Journal


If Congress opens a serious debate on new federal restrictions on firearms in the wake of the Newtown school shootings, the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Second Amendment decision will be fodder for proponents and opponents.

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  • rybalaw

    I think a limit on clips is constitutional. I don't believe that the old assault weapon ban is constitutional as it was totally irrational eg the M-1 Garand, M-1 carbine and the Ruger Mini 14 and M30 were totally legal under it but the kalasnikov and M-16 based semi autos were not.

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