39 Pages Posted: 24 Dec 2015 Last revised: 11 Jan 2016
Date Written: 2015
The Supreme Court cannot overturn Heller without overturning Obergefell. The Court ruled as fundamental both the right of an individual to own & possess arms and the right of an individual to marry a person of the same sex. However, Heller's holding is based on a longer history and a stronger foundation than Obergefell's holding.
Keywords: Heller, Obergefell, Second Amentment
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Beard, Alice Marie, Gay Rights Strengthen Gun Rights (2015). South Texas Law Review, Vol. 57, No. 3, 2016. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2707793