They had not decided it since the 30s and never definitively.
Supreme Court Says Individuals Have Right to Own Guns, Strikes Down D.C. Handgun ban
Court seems to have ruled that the Second Amendment secures a private right to gun ownership, not just a collective militia right
Washington D.C. had one of the most restrictive gun bans around. It has been overturned. It barred the possession of handguns and required shotguns and rifles to be kept disassembled or under trigger lock
5-4 yet again
Scalia wrote the opinion. Justice Breyer dissented, joined by Justices Stevens, Souter and Ginsburg...