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Old February 23, 2013, 01:58 AM   #418
Aguila Blanca
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Originally Posted by BGutzman
My read was this is far from a good win... The text is disturbing in that it spells out a long list of places where the court believes restrictions can be imposed. It also spells out that the 2A in its opinion only exist for the right of self defense and that in its opinion the 2A does not apply to militia style weapons.
However, Miller essentially said the 2A applies ONLY to weapons suitable for the militia. And in Heller Justice Scalia wrote that the 2A applies to a right to keep and bear those firearms "in common use." That most certainly includes semi-automatic pistols with capacities greater than 10 (or 7) rounds, and it certainly includes AR-15 rifles and carbines with 30-round magazines.
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