- Feb 2, 2006
- Reaction score
- Political Leaning
- Very Conservative
Per the article:
The new ordinance, which city officials called the strictest in the nation, allows adults in Chicago to buy one gun a month — 12 a year. But they must pay registration and permit fees and take five hours of training.
The measure...bars gun owners from so much as stepping outside their homes with a handgun, even if it’s only onto their porches or garages.
According to the SCotUS, the right to arms is a fundamental right, proctected by the Constitution.
As such, restrictions on fundamental rights are subjected to a strict scrutiny test to determine of they violate the constitution. Under this test, the restriction is assumned to be unconstitutional until proven otherwise.
For those that support this new law or the things included in it:
Under the terms of strict scrunity, show that these things do not violate the constitution.