Originally Posted by Tom Servo
He was called upon to answer two questions: is a ban on handguns in the home constitutional, and does the 2A protect an individual right? He actually went pretty far in answering those. Had he gone off-topic into broader waters, the cries of "judicial activism" would have rung true.
Carry outside the home wasn't the issue in Heller.
In fact, "carry" wasn't the issue. Having to detail strip your self-defense firearm was the issue. Even so, I felt Scalia's opinion left a few too many doors ajar for the opposition.