Saturday, January 29, 2011

Student Sues Univ. Over Apartment Gun Ban

Although every knowledgeable person knows that Constitutional rights (incl. Second Amendment) are not absolute, and that there will always be frivolous or marginal lawsuits filed, I think this one is a reasonable challenge. Note that if this were a private landlord, the Second Amendment would not apply. I am somewhat reminded of the cases where public housing development dwellers were subjected to firearms restrictions and sued and won.


  1. The 2nd amendment states " ... the right to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed" period! He's absoutely correct. It's a recognized right. End of subject.

  2. Unfortunately it's not the end. Repressive campus firearm bans don't add anything to a safer environment. Such draconian measures only add potential victims that have been stripped of the option to defend themselves.