Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens: Time to repeal the Second Amendment

March 27, 2018 GMT

By Staff

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens had a strong message for the teenagers who led marches over the weekend calling for tighter gun-control regulations: Demand the repeal of the Second Amendment.

In an opinion piece published in the New York Times on Tuesday, the 97-year-old retired justice, who was nominated to the court by Republican President Gerald Ford but often ruled with his more liberal colleagues, said the only way to create a path for significant gun-control legislation was through a full repeal of the Second Amendment, which protects the rights of all Americans “to keep and bear arms.”

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