RECOVERY: Humpty Dumpty

The week that followed the Supreme Court's destruction of NRA found most of Washington running around trying to find ways of putting Humpty Dumpty together again. General Johnson was reported busy drafting a new statute. Fat and jolly Governor Nice of Maryland issued an invitation for all governors to prepare state substitutes for NRA. Officials in NRA and businessmen fond of NRA devised strange schemes and ingenious devices to get around the Supreme Court's ruling. But by the end of the week one fact was manifest: The Supreme Court had shattered NRA into such fine particles that a...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!