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I have seen Holmes' famous quote trotted out in support of gun bans several times now. As is the case with the simple language of the second amendment itself I think a rereading of Holmes' quote with an eye toward reading comprehension will prove that you are seeing something that isn't there.
Employing Holmes' famous quote to support banning certain weapons is utter nonsense. Holmes was not advocating the banning of certain scary words, what his quote says is the first amendment does not give you the right to ABUSE free speech, not that the government can regulate free speech. You can't shout fire in a theater, likewise the second amendment does not give you the right to open fire with an