Skip to comments.Phoenix-based Bloomfield Press weighs in on Chicago gun-ban case
Posted on 12/03/2009 6:23:19 AM PST by marktwain
PHOENIX As Otis McDonald v. City of Chicago is expected to be argued at the U.S. Supreme Court in February 2010, Phoenix-based Bloomfield Press, the largest producer and distributor of gun-law books in the country, has joined 34 California district attorneys, eight Nevada district attorneys, former Graham County, Ariz. Sheriff Richard Mack, Arizona Citizens Defense League, along with police organizations and other persons and groups concerned with protecting the public safety benefits of citizens possessing firearms for self-defense.
alan korwinAlan Korwin of Bloomfield Press says the goal is to require states to be bound by the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms, noting, They are not currently required to do so, which is the principle up for review in McDonalds challenge to the city of Chicagos gun ban.
According to Korwin, the courts have declared on a piecemeal basis that states cannot deny free speech, protection against unreasonable searches, the right to counsel in a criminal trial, etc.
He said, This principle is now on trial in what may be the highest profile case of its kind the right to arms in the Second Amendment.
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