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Old October 19, 2011, 08:21 AM   #1
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Liberal Courts and 2nd Amendment

Good article in Forbes on current status of 2nd amendment issues:

http://www.forbes.com/sites/larrybell/2011/10/18/liberal-courts-still-gunning-against-second-amendment-rights/
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Old October 19, 2011, 08:52 AM   #2
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This is worth discussing but you can't say the "L" word here so I not sure how long this will last. You should have come up with a title that was a lie but acceptable. Can't tell the truth as to the real problem we face (the "L" word). You also may be "guilty" of "drive-by" post as you don't provide much info on article which is too bad as it is worth discussing - in an acceptable way. You need to read the rules on posting and change the title to "Courts and the Second Amendment" so the P.C. contingent is not offended.

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Old October 19, 2011, 10:44 AM   #3
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The link as posted doesn't work (for me anyway.) It works when I copy/paste it. So here it is again: http://www.forbes.com/sites/larrybel...ndment-rights/
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Originally Posted by excerpt from article
This elitist sentiment continues today. As anti-gun journalist Robert Sherrill admits in his book The Saturday Night Special (1972), the Gun Control Act of 1968 was “passed not to control guns, but to control Blacks, and inasmuch as a majority of congress did not want to do the former but were ashamed to show that their goal was the latter, the result was that they did neither.”
ETA: Also it mentions that the Gun Control Act uses the Commerce Clause as justification for its authority, but (as I've said before) the 2nd Amendment amends the CC just as it amends the rest of the Constitution -- thus specifically exempting the government from regulating arms. So the GCA in its entirety is unconstitutional.

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Old October 19, 2011, 11:19 AM   #4
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Drive - by rule.

Oh, will folks ever learn.

Might have been interesting.

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