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Does the Second Amendment Protect Firearms Commerce?
Harvard Law Review Forum (2104)
  • David B Kopel
Abstract

The Second Amendment protects the operation of businesses which provide Second Amendment services, including gun stores. Although lower federal courts have split on the issue, the right of firearms commerce is demonstrated by the original history of the Second Amendment, confirmed by the Supreme Court in District of Columbia v. Heller, and consistent with the Court's precedents on other individual rights.

Keywords
  • gun stores,
  • FFLs,
  • right to sell arms
Publication Date
April 11, 2104
Citation Information
David B Kopel. "Does the Second Amendment Protect Firearms Commerce?" Harvard Law Review Forum Vol. 127 (2104)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/david_kopel/52/