10.01.2008 0

D.C. to Heller: “Yeah, about that Supreme Court ruling”

  • On: 10/19/2008 21:05:18
  • In: 2nd Amendment
  • “Antonin Scalia has made his decision; now let him enforce it.”—the District of Columbia’s apparent attitude towards enforcing the landmark Heller v. D.C. decision.

    In 1832, when the State of Georgia refused to comply with the decision reached in Worcester v. Georgia, President Andrew Jackson reportedly said of the ruling that Supreme Court itself ought to enforce it.

    Now, some 178 years later, the District of Columbia is once again defying the law of the land, this time by refusing to grant Dick Heller a gun license, even though the nation’s highest court ordered the city to grant him one as a matter of right.

    In clear defiance of the Supreme Court’s decision, D.C.’s actions make it a renegade arm of Big Government.

    Mr. Heller, for his part, does not want to have to wind up in court again to exercise his constitutionally-protected individual right to keep and bear arms. But if the has to, he will, as he indicates in the following video:

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