Supreme Court's message to collectivist gun grabbing tyrants.
I have noted this earlier this week but it bears repeating: the Supreme Court, in its refusal to hear the the challenge to the Illinois "Assault Weapons Ban," has given the green light to the next American civil war. The vote, 7-2 against hearing the case, wasn't even close. Thus are the skeptics of the Heller decision (including this writer) proven 100% correct in our analysis of that earlier black-robed weasel-worded constitutional mischief. How is all that triumphalism working out for you now?
If a broad ban on firearms can be upheld based on conjecture that the public might feel safer (while being no safer at all), then the Second Amendment guarantees nothing. The Court’s refusal to review a decision that flouts two of our Second Amendment precedents stands in marked contrast to the Court’s willingness to summarily reverse courts that disregard our other constitutional decisions. . . There is no basis for a different result when our Second Amendment precedents are at stake. I would grant certiorari to prevent the Seventh Circuit from relegating the Second Amendment to a second-class right.
All of the jurisdictions that passed such laws after Sandy Hook will now feel emboldened to enforce them. In doing so, someone is bound to get shot resisting. And then it will start. If you want to know who to blame, then look at the cowardly black-robed drag queens Roberts, Kennedy and Alito who voted for Heller but refused to hear Friedman.