On the last day of the 2015 Western Conservative Summit, Fox News and TownHall.com journalist Katie Pavlich debated liberal talk radio show host Mark Levine on gun rights vs. gun control. Pavlich debated the affirmative,
(CCU Faculty) In 2008, in the case of District of Columbia v. Heller, the Supreme Court decided that the highly restrictive gun control laws of Washington, D.C. were in violation of the 2nd Amendment of the Constitution. In so deciding, the Court issued a somewhat narrow opinion stating that the 2nd Amendment was offended by the decision of the federally-administered District of Columbia. What went unanswered was the extent to which the 2nd Amendment applies to all state and local government ordinances.