Heller (2007). The Author describes this decision as “a case concerning the Second Amendment rights to possess a firearm for the purposes of self-defense at that person’s home” (citation). To do this, the author finds it necessary to also summarize the case. He says it directly challenges three previous laws, one that banned handguns purchased after 1976, one that banned people from carrying handguns without a permit and one that required trigger locks on rifles and shotguns (citation).
What the author indicates is important in Levy’s articles is the way that Levy analyzes the case for future implications. “Levy notes, for example, that Justice Scalia clarified that the Second Amendment is not absolute” (citation). There are numerous areas in which the ruling does not remove the ability to restrict concealed handguns or the ability to keep them out of the hands of criminals and mentally ill people