How will ACLU react to Heller? Pt. 2
They can't believe it. Say Uncle has the story. Not to say I'm tired, but I'd blogged their reactions right after the ruling--they denounce the Heller ruling as putting a "strait jacket" on legislatures. This has got to be a first for ACLU, complaining that a constitution right is a strait jacket for the benevolent and wise government! Under the Bushitler Administration, no less.
Oh, well. At least the ACCU doesn't shout that gun rights people are on the side of the criminal. I suppose their taking the side of the Gitmo detainees put that out of the question.
UPDATE: Holy cow, are they taking a pounding in comments on their blog! Over 130 so far, members announcing they are quitting, donors saying they're going to give to pro-gun groups instead.
With regards their Foundation funding, a comment below links to a page where you can click on foundation grants for them. Joyce Foundation is a minor player, but Ford Foundation and Tides Foundation have given millions. I'm on an email list where a law prof. pointed out the national HQ also gets lots of money from the NYC and Los Angeles chapters, which are antigun. So, yes, they do have a financial disincentive to acknowledging the 2A.