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Old May 10, 2012, 10:25 AM   #118
Frank Ettin
Join Date: November 23, 2005
Location: California - San Francisco
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Originally Posted by rts99
...I am puzzled that Gura's brief didn't state the obvious: that the state's argument is based on fear and fear alone. The Supreme Court specifically ruled in McDonald that the second amendment could not be singled out for "specially unfavorable treatment"....
Because that line of argument isn't helpful or proper in this brief dealing with this issue, the stay.

Alan Gura is a well trained and highly skilled lawyer and knows what he's doing. This latest brief of his is a model of clarity and brevity.
"It is long been a principle of ours that one is no more armed because he has possession of a firearm than he is a musician because he owns a piano. There is no point in having a gun if you are not capable of using it skillfully." -- Jeff Cooper
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