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McDonald v. City of Chicago Two years ago, the Supreme Court heard the hotly controversial Heller case, in which it ultimately recognized a personal right to keep and bear arms under the Second.
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Abstract. McDonald v. Chicago made clear that the Second Amendment’s right to arms recognized in the 2008 Heller decision extends to individuals regardless of whether the infringement takes place at the hands of federal, state, or local officials.
The Court is now considering McDonald v. City of Chicago, a follow-up case asking whether persons have an equivalent right against state and local governments.
On June 28, 2010, the Supreme Court of the United States, in McDonald v.City of Chicago—a case challenging handgun bans in Chicago and Oak Park, Illinois—ruled that the Second Amendment.
McDonald v. City of Chicago is a U.S. Supreme Court case which challenged Chicago's long-standing ban on handguns. The case, decided on June 28, 2010, addressed the issue of whether the 2nd Amendment right to keep and bear arms applies to states because it is incorporated by the Privileges and Immunities Clause of the 14th Amendment.The Supreme Court held that it does.