Delaware Supreme Court: Right to Bear Arms for Self-Defense Can’t Be Infringed Just Because You Live in Public Housing

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Actually, they even went further than the headline suggests.

Previously, they had completely banned guns in public housing. But this was challenged by lawsuit in 2010, and the housing commission rewrote its complete ban, making it instead a ban on carrying a gun in hallways, laundry rooms, and other common areas.

But the Delaware Supreme Court has now struck that as unconstitutional, given the new (old) understanding of the Second Amendment post-McDonald. So you can now carry your weapon to the laundry room. Which, frankly, seems like a good idea, because attacks outside your actual apartment are likely to occur in such isolated areas.

And they did so unanimously.

Actually, they merely mentioned the McDonald decision, while chiefly justifying the decision on… Delaware’s own constitution, which guarantees the right to keep and bear arms…



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