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Old 10-12-2011, 01:12 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by davemccarthy707 View Post
I think you guys are confused RP = Ron Paul or Rick Perry
Rick Perry is the one I was speaking of. I might have thought of that last night when I was posting, but I was deep into oxycodone after surgery.

This morning I did see the confusion. Thanks
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Old 10-16-2011, 12:48 AM   #32
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The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia last week persuasively ruled that the Constitution allows the District to ban possession of assault weapons and high-capacity magazines of bullets and to require citizens to meet sensible standards for registering guns.

Scalias "Heller" viewpoint of "reasonable regulation" in practice........
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Old 10-19-2011, 07:22 PM   #33
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Default Remember US v. Miller?

That court ruled against Miller because it thought a sawed-off shotgun was not a military-type firearm. The implication of that decision is ownership of a military-type firearm is protected by the 2nd Amendment.

Should that current ban on assault weapons get to to the SCOTUS, it'll be a stretch IMHO for them to allow the ban in light of Miller.

I haven't read all the posts on this thread, so if someone else has posted the same opinion as I just did, I apologize for the duplication.
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