Federal district judge Reed O'Connor rules that the federal Gun Control Act of 1968 violates the Second Amendment

Ann Althouse 2/12/2015

Notably, O’Connor applied strict scrutiny:

In the wake of the Supreme Court’s 2008 decision in District of Columbia v. Heller, which did not endorse any specific level of scrutiny for future Second Amendment cases, gun rights advocates have been urging the lower courts to practice strict scrutiny whenever appropriate…

…At its core, […]