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05/01/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

The Most Dangerous Right

Tomorrow the Supreme Court hears oral argument in McDonald v. City of Chicago, its second landmark Second Amendment case in two years. The issue in McDonald is whether the new right to possess guns in the home for self-defense applies to states and localities through the Fourteenth Amendment.

In an article for today's National Law Journal, I argue that even if the Supreme Court decides in favor of incorporation, and strikes down Chicago's handgun ban, the Court should reaffirm the broad power of states and local governments to enact strict gun regulations because the Second Amendment is "the most dangerous right."

The article can be found at the National Law Journal.

For more information, see Dennis Henigan's new book, Lethal Logic: Exploding the Myths that Paralyze American Gun Policy.