Center Media Roundup

  • Date:
  • December 06, 2019

This past week was a whirlwind for the Center. Center leadership talked with more than a dozen media outlets about the Supreme Court’s first substantive return to the Second Amendment in nearly a decade. Here’s a roundup of the Center’s commentary this past week on NYSRPA:

Miller discusses gun case before the Supreme Court and the constitutional right to transport a gun | National Constitution Center - December 5, 2019

Blocher appears as full-hour guest discussing yesterday's oral arguments in gun law case before the Supreme Court | WBUR's On Point - December 3, 2019

Charles '13: Adopting the "historical analog" test to determine the constitutionality of gun laws could severely impact the current regulatory landscape | Medill News Service - December 3, 2019

Blocher says Supreme Court's decision in "outlier" case could constrict the freedom of localities to craft their own gun regulations | Route Fifty - December 2, 2019

Blocher: A new test for evaluating the constitutionality of gun laws could have far-reaching implications | NPR's Weekend All Things Considered - December 2, 2019

Fate of two-step constitutionality test for gun regulations is in the hands of the Supreme Court, Blocher says | The Hill - December 2, 2019

Blocher: Second Amendment law would be transformed by a shift to evaluating the constitutionality of gun laws based on text, history, and tradition | MSNBC with Ali Velshi - December 2, 2019

Blocher scholarship: Challenges to gun restrictions post-Heller have largely failed due to weak claims, not judicial resistance | The New York Times - December 2, 2019

Study co-authored by Blocher is cited: Lower courts have rejected challenges to gun restrictions in more than 90% of post-Heller rulings | The Wall Street Journal - December 2, 2019

SCOTUS may use today's Second Amendment case to clarify how courts should evaluate the constitutionality of gun laws, Blocher says | Agence France Presse - December 2, 2019

Miller says new conservative justices "quite likely" to grant cert to cases that would help clarify the scope and terms of the Second Amendment post-Heller; states' carry laws at center of litigation | KPCC Public Radio (Calif) - December 2, 2019

Blocher says the stakes are "potentially huge" as Supreme Court hears challenge to NY gun restriction | USA Today - December 1, 2019

Blocher: SCOTUS should dismiss as moot the legal challenge to a New York gun ban; Court will hear case Monday | The Crime Report - November 29, 2019