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Old August 29, 2012, 03:17 PM   #61
Frank Ettin
Join Date: November 23, 2005
Location: California - San Francisco
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Originally Posted by jimbob86
That was so they (California) could legally say that they were not stomping all over Californian's 2A rights- they could still bear arms, just not loaded ones. ....
Actually, it wasn't. No one really thought about carrying unloaded guns as "bearing arms" until fairly recently. It mostly had to do with everyday types of management of guns. like carrying guns you just brought home from the range or hunting from your car into your house.

Originally Posted by jimbob86
..All we need is a deep pocket Californian to bring suit.
Well, in case you haven't been keeping up on current events, there are quite a number of lawsuits going on right now. See this thread.
"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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