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Old May 26, 2012, 10:26 AM   #60
Aguila Blanca
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Originally Posted by Spats McGee
With all due respect, Al, I disagree. Under a QI analysis, the officers will not be expected to make an assessment of the constitutionality of the new laws, or of the interaction between Heller and the new laws. Statutes are presumed constitutional, and LEO trying to enforce the new laws will likely be entitled to QI for operating on that presumption.
That's about what I thought. It's one thing to continue enforcing a law you know has already been ruled unconstitutional. When the legislature subsequently enacts a new law, which they presumably believe WILL be constitutional, I would be surprised if the police would not be protected by QI for enforcing said new law.
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