Letter imperfect

Mecklin, John
September 2007
High Country News;9/3/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 16, p2
The author reflects on the issue of firearms in the U.S. He notes that the most striking about the issue is the ignorance of general constitutional principles, especially on the pro-gun side of the firearms debate. He points out that there seems to be little realization that rights enumerated in the Constitution are not absolute, that courts often balance one against another in making decisions.


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