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The National Rifle Association has appealed a ruling from a U.S. appeals court in Chicago that said the right to bear arms cannot be invoked by gun owners challenging state and local firearm regulations. It said the high court's groundbreaking decision last term in a case from Washington, D.C., allows the Second Amendment to cover only regulations by the federal government — at least until the high court weighs in again.
Originally posted by Happyfeet
The ACLU is currently pushing for legal gay marriage in states where the citizens voted against it.
Originally posted by daddyroo45
reply to post by ElectricUniverse
Gosh, I was taught that the Constitution and bill of rights were the supreme law of the land. I guess the state of Ill. never ratified the Constitution. My home state ratified the Constitution and adopted the bill of rights into our state Constitution.
If the Supreme court rules the States can usurp the Constitution, it will open up a great can of worms for sure!