I have written prior columns in this publication regarding our rights under the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution to “keep and bear Arms.”
My assumption in writing on this subject is that the readership includes people who enjoy hunting and owning a firearm or two.
As reported in earlier columns, the U.S. Supreme Court has not rendered a substantive decision regarding the Second Amendment since 2010, when the Court held that by virtue of the Second Amendment, you have a constitutional right to keep a handgun in your home for self-protection.
Contrary to popular belief, the Court has never ruled that the Second Amendment includes the right to carry a firearm beyond the confines of your home, as might be the case with a conceal and carry permit, for example.
The public has waited a long time for the Court to make a decision on that issue.