Today, the Supreme Court stuck down the 37 year old DC ban on handguns. Justice Antonin Scalia delivered the opinion of the court and said that the Constitution does not provide for the abolute ban of hand guns. The case was brought forward when Dick Heller, who is an armed security officer, filed suit after his application to keep a handgun in his home and was rejected. That's right, he wanted to keep the gun in his home for personal protection, but the city wouldn't allow it. The court's ruling was a landmark decision and win for 2nd Amendment activists.