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maysoon:

Which of the following statements best describes the incorporation of the right to keep and bear arms? A) The right to keep and bear arms has not been incorporated. B) The right to keep and bear arms was incorporated in the D.C. v. Heller (2008) ruling. C) The right to keep and bear arms was incorporated in the McDonald v. Chicago (2010) ruling. D) The right to keep and bear arms was incorporated in the U.S. v. Miller (1939) ruling.

maysoon:

It's either B or C.

mxddi3:

before i say which one, are you leaning more towards one of them or do you not know at all?

maysoon:

I'm leaning more towards D.C. v. Heller.

mxddi3:

Do you know why you think that or is it a guess?

maysoon:

It's really confusing because McDonald v. Chicago affirmed that the individual right to keep and bear arms is both fundamental to the nation's scheme of ordered liberty and deeply rooted in its history and tradition. (Incorporated the 2nd Amendment). But DC v. Heller concluded that the 2nd Amendment protects the right of an individual to possess firearms for traditionally lawful purposes unconnected to service in a militia. So I don't know. It could be either one of them but I'm guessing it's DC v. Heller because that case was decided first.

maysoon:

But the fact that McDonald v. Chicago incorporated the 2nd Amendment is conflicting too...

mxddi3:

well i will say that i do agree with you. DC v. Heller did rule first which would make it the logical answer. However, as you said, McDonald v. Chicago is the one that incorporated the Amendment Just because the DC case was first will not necessarily mean that it incorporated the Amendment. does any of it make sense to you? lol

maysoon:

Yes, I understand. I think it's McDonald v. Chicago as well.

mxddi3:

The Chicago case was the one that actually incorporated it. Heller did not reach that point in their case, so even though it was first, it'snot the one. but, good work!!

maysoon:

Got it. Thank you!

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