Gorsuch Could Save the Second Amendment | LifeZette

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When Justice Antonin Scalia passed away suddenly last year, the Supreme Court lost its premier conservative voice and defender of the Second Amendment. Justice Scalia was a champion of individual freedoms, and adhered to a strong originalist philosophy of interpreting the Constitution. With little room for the personal politics that many judges try to inject into court rulings, Scalia relied on the text of the document to decide cases. “After eight years of anti-gun policies from the Obama Administration … an open seat on the Court is a welcome opportunity to return to the principles of the Constitution.” That is also why it’s good news President Trump chose Neil Gorsuch, a current federal appellate judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, as his nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court. Gorsuch is someone who can fill this critical void left by Justice Scalia. Gorsuch has also followed…

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