December 02, 2006

Wash. Sup. Court : Right to Keep and Bear Arms an Individual Right

There's a full discussion over at The Volokh Conspiracy. Excerpt:

The plurality and the dissent disagree on whether the failure to instruct the jury about the defendant's required mental state was harmless in this case, but they agree that the Second Amendment protects the right to bear arms, and that this counsels against reading the statute as imposing strict liability.

h/t : Glenn.

By Ragnar Danneskjold, Typical Bitter Gun-Clinger at 12:01 PM | Comments |