Second Amendment

United States v. Miller, 1939 (8-0 decision)

The federal government and the states can limit access to all weapons that do not have “some reasonable relationship to the preservation or efficiency of a well regulated militia.”

District of Columbia v. Heller, 2008 (5-4 decision)

Citizens have a right to possess firearms at home for self-defense.

McDonald v. City of Chicago, 2010 (5-4 decision)

The Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms for self defense in one’s home is fully applicable to the states through the Fourteenth Amendment.