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Old April 5, 2013, 07:01 PM   #32
Aguila Blanca
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Originally Posted by maestro p
But of course, Miller said nothing of the sort. If the Miller court intended to weigh anything, it was whether there was a militia/military purpose of the weapon that placed it under the protection of the amendment. There would be no logical reason to make such an assessment if their actual intent was to decide whether it was a household item or not.
Miller is further flawed because the decision ignored the fact that sawed-off (or short-barreled) shotguns were, in fact, used by the military -- for close-quarters engagements.
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