The court’s 2008 decision in District of Columbia v. Heller, establishing an individual right to own guns, may be another matter, she said.
“I thought Heller was “a very bad decision,” she said, adding that a chance to reconsider it could arise whenever the court considers a challenge to a gun control law.
This appears to be accurate. See this article from the Washington Post.
"She also said Heller was a “very bad decision.” As originally posted, the story reported that Justice Ginsburg added “that a chance to reconsider it could arise whenever the court considers a challenge to a gun control law.” For whatever reason, that line was removed and no longer appears in the online version of the article. [UPDATE: The missing language on Heller has now been restored to the article.]
To look at the changes between the 1st and 2nd version see
Perhaps it was an innocent mistake. Perhaps it was an attempt to protect Ginsburg. Perhaps it was an attempt to downplay the precarious state of the Heller precedent.What is your take on this?