It's still a victory even if not decided on 2A grounds. It is preferable, IMO, for court to construe a statute, rather than a constitution, if it can do so. This is the more "conservative" legal approach.
Jim's Rules of Carry: 1. Any gun is better than no gun. 2. A gun that is reliable is better than a gun that is not. 3. A hole in the right place is better than a hole in the wrong place. 4. A bigger hole is a better hole.