No constitutional authority for the feds to confiscate guns without due process
No matter your views regarding gun rights, Trump’s casual dismissal of due process should alarm you. The implications of his statements go far beyond the Second Amendment and signal a deep ignorance — or worse, indifference — when it comes to the Constitution and the rule of law.
Due process, as enshrined in the Fifth and Fourteenth amendments, means that the state […read the full op-ed here.]
Elizabeth Goiten coauthored this op-ed. Elizabeth Goitein co-directs the Liberty and National Security Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law.
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