By Nathan Goetting
Nathan Goetting is Professor of Criminal Justice & Jurisprudence at Adrian College and Articles Editor for NLGR. This essay has been adapted from a response to a speech by NRA attorney Stephen P. Halbrook. It was delivered at the invitation of the Toledo Student Chapter of the Federalist Society, after which both speakers were questioned by the audience. The event took place on November 6, 2019—at high noon.