Robert A. Levy, one of the attorneys involved in the Parker case that has (for now) overturned D.C.'s draconian gun possession ban, wonders in the D.C. Examiner why the National Rifle Association seems deadset on destroying the chances for the Supreme Court to make a fresh decision on exactly what the Second Amendment means for personal gun rights. Pushing for a legislative quick fix to change D.C.'s gun ban, which the NRA is now doing, would derail the court case from ever being heard by the Supremes and setting any national precedent.

Robert VerBruggen surveyed municipal gun bans in our June 2005 issue.

Jacob Sullum from last month on the D.C. gun rights case.