In a 9-0 decision on March 26, the Supreme Court upheld current federal law banning anyone found guilty of domestic violence from possessing a gun. The decision furthermore served to strengthen existing law, by overturning previous district court rulings interpreting the law as applying only to those convicted of “violent use of force” and stating that the ban extended to anyone who had pled guilty to even a misdemeanor charge of domestic violence.
President Obama released a plan purporting to restrict the power of the NSA to collect telephone metadata.
The Georgia state legislature has passed a bill protecting the right of citizens of that state to keep and bear arms as guaranteed by the Second Amendment.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia hinted that the Supreme Court may soon hear the case on NSA surveillance.
Idaho Governor Butch Otter signed a powerful protection of his constituents' right to keep and bear arms.