Sotomayor’s Gun Control Positions Could Prompt Conservative Backlash
Written by Gun Owners of America Published: 03 June 2009
Judge Sonia Sotomayor could walk into a firestorm on Capitol Hill over her stance on gun rights, with conservatives beginning to question some controversial positions she’s taken over the past several years on the Second Amendment.
Earlier this year, President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee joined an opinion with the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that Second Amendment rights do not apply to the states.
A 2004 opinion she joined also cited as precedent that “the right to possess a gun is clearly not a fundamental right.” [Read more at Fox News]