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"THE SECOND AMENDMENT WILL NEVER BE REPEALED!"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.
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.
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.
“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.
Sandoval, a Mexican-American who is considered a moderate Republican, did not offer a reason for his withdrawal.
Service provides a brief respite for official Washington from the fierce battle over his succession.
How much do the top six names heading for Scalia’s vacancy on the Supreme Court currently earn?
By violating the separation of powers, Senate Republicans are threatening democracy.
The Constitution allows the president to fill a vacancy on the Court temporarily, bypassing the Senate.
The conservative justice wrote the landmark decision in 2008 that recognized the Second Amendment as an individual right to bear arms.
Both parties wasted little time wading in to a heated clash that could continue until Obama leaves office.