Last handgun ban in an American jurisdiction struck down

| March 29, 2016

Last handgun ban in an American jurisdiction struck down

The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands is part of U.S. sovereign territory, but it bans handguns, bans importing handguns into the commonwealth and limits possession of any guns by non-citizens, including lawful permanent residents. Radich v. Guerrero (D.N.M.I. Mar. 28, 2016) holds that this violates the Second Amendment, which is applicable to the commonwealth via § 501 of the CNMI Covenant (emphasis added):

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Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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