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Liberal Says 2nd Amendment Meant to Give State Right to Bear Arms

cwright Wrote: Dec 22, 2012 9:19 PM
MrL53 (Comrade L) might like to check out the SCOTUS decisions in 2008 and 2010 before he starts yammering about his interpretation of the 2nd Amendment. In 2008 in District of Columbia vs Heller the court ruled that the 2nd Amendment protects an individual's right to possess a firearm, unconnected to service in a militia. In 2010 in McDonald vs. Chicago they ruled that the 2nd Amendment also limits state and local governments to the extent that it limits the federal government.
Hamilcar Barca Wrote: Dec 23, 2012 1:33 AM
We sometimes forget that to a "progressive" a court decision is valid only if it agrees with their world view.

Merry Christmas,

Hamilcar
meerbock Wrote: Dec 23, 2012 8:47 PM
Wa it you who gave that kid of yours the idea for walking elephants through the passes in the Swiss Alps? Surprised the bejeezies out of old Scipio!

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