Dave Kopel: ACLU Throws 2nd Amendment Under the Bus

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In a blog post entitled, "A Pro-Liberty Case for Gun Restrictions," a senior ACLU policy analyst uses the government's intrusion in response to mass shootings as a rationale for a host of gun control laws. The Independence Institute's Dave Kopel says the theory is the government uses gun crime to violate civil rights, so we should get rid of guns to remedy the situation. The ACLU has always been inconsistent on Second Amendment rights, once supporting the position that it isn't an individual right. Even the Supreme Court in Heller unanimously rejected that notion, but split on other issues. Dave says a gun ban would only increase intrusive government, requiring more searches without probable cause to find all of the guns. Originally aired on Cam & Co 07/20/18.