I was pleased to read that two-thirds of the nation’s attorneys general, including Bill McCollum, have filed an amicus brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to grant certiorari in the case of NRA v. Chicago.
In this case, the NRA holds that the right of the people to keep and bear arms is guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution; is incorporated into the Due Process Clause or the Privileges or Immunities Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment so as to be applicable to the States — thereby invalidating ordinances prohibiting possession of handguns in the home.
This bi-partisan group of 33 attorneys general, along with the Attorney General of California in a separate filing, agrees with the NRA’s position that the Second Amendment protects a fundamental individual right to keep and bear arms, disagreeing with the decision recently issued by a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Attorney General McCollum was one of the many who agrees that the Second Amendment is a fundamental individual right and signed the amicus brief.
Please call Attorney General McCollum at (850) 414-3300 and thank him for standing up in support of the Second Amendment.