At a Brady Center event, its Legal Action Project Director asked retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens whether having a right to a cell phone might be a more universal form of self-defense than gun ownership.
“Maybe you have some kind of constitutional right to have a cell phone with a pre-dialed 911 number at your bedside, and that might provide you with a little better protection than a gun, which you’re not used to using,” Justice Stevens mumbled.
Chicago has the highest murder rate in the country. Guns are illegal, but everyone in the inner city has an Obamaphone. When seconds matter, police are just twenty minutes away.
h/t to Dave G