TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Feb 20, 2018
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a Second Amendment case that challenged a 10-day waiting period for the purchase of guns in California, NPR reports. Justice Clarence Thomas issued an angry dissent to the decision, accusing his fellow justices of treating the second amendment as a “disfavored” constitutional right. Though such laws are designed to prevent impulsive violence and suicides, gun rights activists argued that it violates the right to bear arms.