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The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), though the top court in the Judiciary, a co-equal branch of the government, was not visible in the public eye for the first 140-plus years of its existence. It was actually not provided with a building of its own until 1935.
With the nation functioning relatively smoothly under traditional values, the court operated below the radar for many years.
But as progressives started working their way into the highest levels of the American government and culture, the SCOTUS was put under a spotlight, with added attention focusing on them since the 1960s.
One of the cases that really showed the importance of having justices that would purposefully and honestly apply the Constitution was on display in a famous second amendment case.
In District of Columbia v. Heller, the SCOTUS established the “common use” test for determining whether particular firearms are protected by the 2A.
The question the court uses to evaluate weapons bans is whether the targeted firearms are in “common use’ … for lawful purposes like self-defense.’”
Antonin Scalia wrote the majority opinion. “The Second Amendment protects an individual right to possess a firearm unconnected with service in a militia, and to use that arm for traditionally lawful purposes, such as self-defense within the home,” Read more