Gun Control Group Braces for Court Loss
'We've Lost the Battle on What the 2nd Amendment Means,' Brady Campaign Head Says
"We've lost the battle on what the Second Amendment means," campaign president Paul Helmke told ABC News. "Seventy-five percent of the public thinks it's an individual right. Why are we arguing a theory anymore? We are concerned about what we can do practically."
"We're expecting D.C. to lose the case," Helmke said. "But this could be good from the standpoint of the political-legislative side."
If the Supreme Court strikes down the D.C. gun ban, the Brady Campaign is hoping that it will reorient gun control groups around more limited measures that will be harder to cast as infringements of the Second Amendment.
"The NRA [National Rifle Association] won't have this fear factor," Helmke said.
If this comes to pass like even they expect, their only reason for existence will be to try and keep as many laws on the books as they can.
Update: Yes Brady Bunch. We're talking about you again. Glad you could visit. Maybe you'll learn something.
Kaveman notes that we should start grabbing screen caps of the Brady site before their pages ranting about how inane an individual rights view is go down the memory hole.
SIH and Armed and Safe have more.