The 2-1 decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in Parker v. District of Columbia striking down the District of Columbia’s handgun law is judicial activism at its worst. By disregarding nearly seventy years of U.S. Supreme Court precedent, two Federal judges have negated the democratically-expressed will of the people of the District of Columbia and deprived this community of a gun law it enacted thirty years ago and still strongly supports.
President of the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence On DC Circuit’s Ruling Striking Down DC Handgun Law
[Judaical activism? What chutzpah! He is the same type of person that would bemoan blacks being allowed to vote after a judge declared it a right guaranteed by the constitution.–Joe]