Posts Tagged ‘right to keep and bear arms’

The Three (3) Barriers To Federal License To Carry

The Three (3) Barriers To Federal License To Carry As attorneys who handle and monitory firearms cases and legislation across the United States, Ciyou & Dixon, P.C. advocates observe that in almost every session of Congress, bills are put forth to adopt into law a federal CCP. Although these may not ever come to fruition, it is helpful to understand the major barriers to such in order to help some day tilt the balance in favor of a passage at the right time. As advocates who have handled a broad array of gun issues, and write and teach on the topic extensively, it appears there are Read More >>

What the U.S. Supreme Court Says About the Right To Keep And Bear Arms

What the U.S. Supreme Court Says About the Right To Keep And Bear Arms In 1876, the United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS) held in United States v. Cruikshank, the right to keep and bear arms is a natural right. This means it existed before the formation of the Union and had foundation in the divine. After that, SCOTUS was silent on the issue for decades. Indeed, it is only in the last three (3) years that the parameters of the 2nd Amendment to the United States Constitution have been developed. The first case is the most famous, Heller v. District of Columbia (2008). In this case, SCOTUS Read More >>