As promised, attached is a memorandum of law penned by the Department of Justice in 2004 for the U.S. Attorney General. It is a thorough, well-researched, and well-written article that comes to the inescapable, correct conclusion about this issue. What has changed since 2004 as it relates to the constitutional right?
WHETHER THE SECOND AMENDMENT SECURES AN INDIVIDUAL RIGHT
Since this memorandum of law was written, the United States Supreme Court has affirmed this conclusion as the correct conclusion in the two following cases from 2008 and 2010.
District of Columbia v Heller
McDonald v City of Chicago Ill
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