The nightmare that didn’t happen

Gun-control advocates feared the worst when the Supeme Court struck down the law prohibiting gun ownership in the District of Columbia and those looking for a legal justification to own guns for questionable reasons thought the case would open the door for them.

They were wrong. The biggest ripple of all from the Heller decision has been the lack of any ripple at all.

Few Ripples From Supreme Court Ruling on GunsSince a decision on the Second Amendment, lower courts have upheld limits on gun ownership in a variety of cases.