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Ruling on the Right to Bear Arms - Laurence Silberman

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/08/05/Uncommon_Knowledge_Judge_Laurence_Silberman Judge Laurence Silberman explains the origins of his ruling against the ban on handguns in Washington, D.C. He explains, "It wasn't a right to bear arms granted by the Constitution, it was a right that was protected by the Constitution." ----- Laurence Silberman, Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, speaks with Peter Robinson about his landmark ruling on Second Amendment Rights. Silberman also weighs in on Constitutional originalism, law schools, and the evidence for declaring war in Iraq. - Hoover Institution Laurence Silberman is a senior federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. He was appointed in October 1985 by Ronald Reagan and took senior status on November 1, 2000. He continues to serve on the court. On June 11, 2008, Silberman was named a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor granted by the government of the United States. Peter M. Robinson is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, where he writes about business and politics, edits Hoover's quarterly journal, the Hoover Digest, and hosts Hoover's television program, Uncommon Knowledge.
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