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Supreme Court Extends Second Amendment To Include Stun Guns

Here is a Washington Tribune article on an interesting case in which the Supreme Court of the United States has expanded the Second Amendment to include stun guns.  Here, the stun gun was used in Massachusetts by a woman to protect herself from a dangerous and abusive boyfriend.  In a Concurrence, Justice Samuel Alito wrote:

"Countless people may have reservations about using deadly force, whether for moral, religious or emotional reasons - or simply out of fear of killing the wrong person," he wrote. "If the fundamental right of self-defense does not protect Caetano, then the safety of all Americans is left to the mercy of state authorities who may be more concerned about disarming the people rather than keeping them safe." 

For an article covering the decision, click here.  

For the decision in Caetano v. Massachusetts, click here.

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