Quote of the Week

The enshrinement of constitutional rights necessarily takes certain policy choices off the table.

Justice Scalia in support of his interpretation of the Second Amendment.

Of course that principle didn’t occur to him in his opposition to granting prisoners at Guantanamo the right to habeus corpus, also found in the Constitution, as noted in an earlier post. It is much more important to be able to have a gun in your house than to find out why you have been imprisoned.

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