Day: October 22, 2009

Concealed Handgun Case Should Be Decided by the Court, Not the Legislature

Karla Kay EdwardsQuickPoint!

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The state and federal courts are currently considering important gun control issues with practical implications for Oregonians’ Second Amendment rights.

In June 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Second Amendment applies directly to an individual’s right to bear arms. However, the decision did not clarify whether states and other government entities can limit those rights. The Court will hear a case early next year that could determine what, if any, limits can be put on our Second Amendment rights. (more…)

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