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Old March 18, 2009, 05:17 AM   #9
Tennessee Gentleman
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Here is something else he said too:
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The Second Amendment protects an individual right to possess a firearm unconnected with service in a militia, and to use that arm for traditionally lawful purposes, such as self-defense within the home...But the fact that modern developments have limited
the degree of fit between the prefatory clause and the protected right
That is the key and the decoupling I spoke of.

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Originally Posted by maestro pistolero
that banning useful military weapons WOULD effectively detach it,
Which we have pretty much done in modern times through heavy restrictions so I would argue the detachment has happened.
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