Tagged: Alito

2010-06-28 :: madlibertarianguy // Firearms + SCOTUS
McDonald Quotes by Justice Alito

More quotes from McDonald v City of Chicago: Self-defense is a basic right, recognized by many legal systems from ancient times to the present day, and in Heller, we held that individual self-defense is “the central component” of the Second Amendment right. (footnote removed) [. . .] In sum, it is clear that the Framers […]

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2010-05-17 :: madlibertarianguy // Legislation + SCOTUS
A Slippery Slope

Justice Clarence Thomas via his scathing dissenting opinion of today’s United States v Comstock decision: The Constitution does not vest in Congress the authority to protect society from every bad act that might befall it.1 Well said. Too bad even those Justices who clearly see where this decision leads, a place where Congress has the […]

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