You are diminishing the President’s role in passing laws. The only way that the legislature can pass a law is to override a Presidential veto. So, at the very least, a President must be complicit in passing laws.
Furthermore, only the President of the United States has access to the bully pulpit. No one in Congress can sway…
I feel silly. I really should have known about McDonald v. City of Chicago. Thanks for pointing me to it. The silver lining here is that the silly feeling will wear off, but the knowledge won’t.
So, here’s what I just learned about the Constitutionality of Gun Control: