December 14, 2012
Peter Mathews examines the Second Amendment (“Right to Bear Arms”) basis for gun ownership and gun control in light of the most recent of several mass shootings in the U.S. Mathews examines the U.S. Supreme Court Heller decision (guaranteeing individual gun ownership) and the meaning of the Second Amendment phrase: “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, ….”. Professor Mathews also comments on the need for stricter gun control and regulation, including strict background checks, the need to renew the Federal assault weapons ban, and full enforcement of licensing requirements.
Professor Peter Mathews was interviewed by KTLK AM 1150 radio host David Cruz.on this tragic day when 28 children and adults were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut with an assault weapon.
Mathews is a regular Political Analyst on the David Cruz Show on KTLK AM 1150 radio. Mathews also serves as a Political Analyst of public policy issues, on other radio and television stations. [Listen]