Reading the opinions in McDonald v. Chicago, you might think it was as much a civil rights case as a gun case. In the ruling, the Supreme Court decided 5-4 that the Second Amendment applies to states and localities, not just the federal government, and struck down Chicago's handgun ban. The four conservative justices, along with Justice Anthony Kennedy, formed the majority. One of the conservatives, Clarence Thomas, also filed a concurring opinion.
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