...and his question concerned the Second Amendment.
In a question to Ilana Eisenstein, assistant solicitor general who was arguing about a federal ban on gun ownership for anyone convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence, Thomas may have lit a fuse. It was a question transcribed by the Huffington Post and it is a thorny issue for some civil rights activists.
“Can you give me another area [of law] where a misdemeanor violation suspends a constitutional right?” Thomas reportedly asked.
Wonder if he's been possessed by the spirit of his dead colleague Antonin Scalia?