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Old October 29, 2012, 01:01 AM   #212
Luger_carbine
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In response to Davis hypothetical revolver vs semi-auto question... I think Gura was about to say "I think the state would have a stronger claim actually prohibiting (revolvers).

The logic being that there has been a trend toward using semi-automatics, a trend AWAY from using revolvers. So an argument could be made that semi-automatics are arms of the kind in common use for traditional lawful purposes - revolvers, less so. Or perhaps an argument could be made that revolvers are no longer arms of the kind in common use for traditional lawful purposes. Ha ha ha ha...

I just thought it was funny that Alan Gura almost said that (hypothetically) a state might have an argument for banning revolvers. He was interupted by Judge King before he finished his sentence (thank Heaven for small favors)

It's at 27:20 on the oral...

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