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Old May 14, 1999, 01:16 PM   #19
Byron Quick
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Join Date: November 13, 1998
Location: Waynesboro, Georgia, USA
Posts: 2,361
I just emailed Eugene Volokh at the UCLA School of Law. Maybe he'll respond.

Mr. Volokh,
> Is there any possibility of bringing suit against Handgun Control, Inc.
> and other organizations of that ilk under the US Code Title 18, Section
> 241 which reads:
> Sec. 241. Conspiracy against rights
> If two or more persons conspire to injure, oppress, threaten, or
> intimidate any person in any State, Territory, Commonwealth, Possession,
> or District in the free exercise or enjoyment of any right or privilege
> secured to him by the Constitution or laws of the United States, or
> because of his having so exercised the same; or If two
> or more persons go in disguise on the highway, or on the premises of
> another, with intent to prevent or hinder his free exercise or enjoyment
> of any right or privilege so secured - They shall be fined under this
> title or imprisoned not more than ten years, or both; and if death
> results from the acts committed in violation of this section or if
> such acts include kidnapping or an attempt to kidnap, aggravated sexual
> abuse or an attempt to commit aggravated sexual abuse, or an attempt to
> kill, they shall be fined under this title or imprisoned for any term of
> years or for life, or both, or may be sentenced to death.
> If it is possible to bring suit under this statute or any other please
> let me know by email and- if you care to post it there-on The Firing
> Line's Legal and Political Forum. The URL is
> Thank you very much for your time and for any assistance you may provide
> in this matter.
> Sincerely,
> Byron Quick
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