Has any senator so far pointed out that Scalia's originalist interpretation of the 2nd Amendment was wrong, according to the constitutional historians who actually study this? And who think the idea of an individual right to bear arms in the 2nd Am is made up?
Also a big Scalia critic on this point: Steven Calabresi, who clerked for Scalia and then helped found the Federalist Society.
Source for the paragraphs above, with lots more unpacking of what originalism and textualism actually mean in real Scotus decisions, as opposed to the kabuki of confirmation hearings: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/27/magazine/how-will-trumps-supreme-court-remake-america.html
How Will Trump’s Supreme Court Remake America?
On abortion, gun rights and more, the future could be determined by how fully the court’s new conservative majority embraces a rigid understanding of the Constitution.https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/27/magazine/how-will-trumps-supreme-court-remake-america.html
hey also, Jack Rakove, the @Stanford historian I quoted above, has a really interesting new book on religious freedom in America from @OxUniPress : https://politicalscience.stanford.edu/publications/beyond-belief-beyond-conscience-radical-significance-free-exercise-religion#:~:text=In%20Beyond%20Belief%2C%20Beyond%20Conscience,expression%20of%20rival%20religious%20beliefs.