Supreme Court Case
#2 Amendment - Right to bear arms
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA V. HELLER
18 March, 2008 (part 1)
18 March, 2008 (part 2)
After Dick Heller filed a law suit, against the District of Columbia Saying that it was his right to have a gun since it was in the second amendment. For him and the rest of the state were not allowed to own hand guns, for The District or Columbia had a gun ban and could not keep them in their home. He wanted to make sure the especially police officers would not have to get a gun registration along with every one else.
THE TIDES CHANGE - Supreme Court responds
1 April, 2008
What happened was that the D.C. circuit shifted and the case turned In Dick Heller's favor. The result of the court was (5-4.) The Supreme Court said that the total ban on guns went against the constitution. The subject to change was Washington D.C. because they said that all guns in the home were banned. They should not be banned for owning a gun and if you own a gun people were entitled to registered.
1 May, 2008
The Supreme Court ruled that having gun's in the home was part of the constitution.
Protection against, robberies, or anyone else is why guns would be needed in the home. For his own protection for himself, and his family, police officers should especially be allowed to have a gun in their home.
THE CASE ENDS
28 June, 2008
Everyone in the state as well as Dick Heller who wanted to own a gun, were also banned from owning one as well making life difficult for gun lovers, and owners. The Supreme Court, announced to The District Of Columbia that the " special cop" should be able to have a gun in their home. Not allowing a gun in their home would be against someone especially a cop. It even goes against both the constitution and the second amendment.