AR-15s and large-capacity magazines are beyond the scope of the Second Amendment and may be banned, the court ruled.
"THE SECOND AMENDMENT WILL NEVER BE REPEALED!" Trump tweeted, just a few weeks after he suggested seizing weapons without due process.
That disciplined network of operatives delivered for Trump his first major accomplishment as U.S. president: the confirmation of conservative Neil Gorsuch as a Supreme Court justice.
Gorsuch may be more conservative than Scalia. We won't know until he starts voting.
Trump's Supreme Court nominee is a flagship conservative and likely to be confirmed.
The Colorado-based judge is known for his consistent conservatism, much like the late Justice Antonin Scalia.
The president is scheduled to discuss the Supreme Court with Senate leaders on Tuesday afternoon.
Sykes wrote an opinion that ruled for employers in the fight over Obamacare's contraceptive mandate.
Originalism is a device for judges to use to mask personal judgments about what is best.
The big questions about how Americans buy and sell guns—including the controversial AR-15 rifle—are likely to be settled in the courts rather than in the still-paralyzed Congress.
Many viewers turned to YouTube after the Facebook live stream ended abruptly.
The decision is a temporary victory for gun rights activists.
The Democratic candidate seemed to criticize President Obama's choice to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia.
"I've selected a nominee who is widely recognized not only as one of America's sharpest legal minds but as someone who brings to his work a spirit of decency, modesty, integrity, evenhandedness and excellence," Obama said.
The Supreme Court is meant to adhere to the letter of the law, not to draw on life experiences.