Obviously this is a great decision, but remember, it is only an order granting an injunction.
Right. That we got such a clear view into the minds of the Circuit court is a huge bonus going forward. We now know in considerably more detail the way in which the principles laid out out in Heller and McDonald are going to be applied. Also, the court teeters on announcing strict scrutiny for the lawful by inference, if not by deduction.
That district court judge is going to need therapy. That was quite a smack-down, cutting at the core of her judicial acumen. That has got to be an experience that I can't imagine she would wish to repeat.