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Old March 24, 2013, 09:27 PM   #25
Frank Ettin
Join Date: November 23, 2005
Location: California - San Francisco
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Originally Posted by Boomer58cal
When it comes to the second amendment all gun laws that limit access to weapons of any kind(not just guns. Arms) is unconstitutional. The founders chose the word infringed for a reason....
You are free to have that personal opinion and it may influence your political activities. But in the real world such matters are subject to dispute and will ultimately be decided by the federal courts.

That is also consistent with the expectations of the Founding Fathers. See the Constitution of the United States, Article III, Sections 1 and 2:
Section 1. The judicial Power of the United States, shall be vested in one supreme Court, and in such inferior Courts as the Congress may from time to time ordain and establish....

Section 2. The Judicial Power shall extend to all Cases, in Law and Equity, arising under this Constitution,...
The exercise of judicial power and the deciding of cases arising under the Constitution necessarily involves interpreting and applying the Constitution to the circumstances of the matter in controversy in order to decide the dispute.
"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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