On June 26, 2008, the Supreme Court rediscovered the Second
Amendment. More than five years after six Washington, D.C.
residents challenged the city¹s 32-year-old ban on all functional
firearms in the home, the Court held in District of Columbia v.
Heller that the law is unconstitutional. Cato Institute Senior
Fellow Robert A. Levy comments on the ruling and what was notable
about the opinion authored by Justice Antonin Scalia.