Supremes Uphold Individual Handgun Ownership Right


In a major victory for the rights of individuals, the U.S. Supreme Court today held in a 5-4 decision that the 2nd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution does indeed protect the right of individuals to “bear arms” even if they are not part of a “well-regulated militia”.

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Point-Counterpoint with Randy DeSoto


I have received an email from Randy DeSoto regarding his column on the California gay marriage case, to which I respond here:

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U.S. Supreme Court: Child Porn Purveyors Beware


The U.S. Supreme Court today warned purveyors of child pornography to beware, holding that the 2003 PROTECT Act constitutionally criminalizes promotion of such material.

In an opinion by Justice Antonin Scalia, the court held 7-2 that “offers to provide or requests to obtain” child pornography are not protected by the First Amendment, even if no actual child pornography is involved in the proposed transaction.

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Will California Gay Marriages be Legal in Other States?


A straight-forward reading of Article IV, Section 1, of the U.S. Constitution, would seem to indicate that the anwer to this question is an unequivocal yes.

It isn’t.

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