Argument: Unfettered right to bear arms would be too expansive
- Debate: DC handgun ban - pro argument.
Oral arguments in DC vs. Heller. March 19th, 2008 - "One of the troublesome aspects of viewing this as a right of personal use is that that is the kind of fundamental liberty interest that would create a real potential for disruption. Once you unmoor it from -- or untether it from its connection to the protection of the State militia, you have the kind of right that could easily be restrictions on State and local governments"...