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Old March 19, 2013, 05:22 PM   #4
Aguila Blanca
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Originally Posted by JimDandy
I've seen some people posit that HOW its required to be locked up cold make a difference in their interpretation. For example, if you're not actively toting it around.. or if you can have one out, and the rest must be locked up etc. Not saying it's right or wrong, just that the idea is out there.
The Heller decision did not get into nuances of how guns must/should/might be locked up.

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Originally Posted by SCOTUS
3. The handgun ban and the trigger-lock requirement (as applied to self-defense) violate the Second Amendment. ... Similarly, the requirement that any lawful firearm in the home be disassembled or bound by a trigger lock makes it impossible for citizens to use arms for the core lawful purpose of self-defense and is hence unconstitutional.

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We must also address the District’s requirement (as applied to respondent’s handgun) that firearms in the home be rendered and kept inoperable at all times. This makes it impossible for citizens to use them for the core lawful purpose of self-defense and is hence unconstitutional.
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