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Old 01-17-2013, 08:46 PM   #834
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This is a half-truth. Note part of the ruling was that Washington DC was told to shove their total gun ban where the sun doesn't shine. They even had to chuck their trigger lock requirement.
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3. The Second Amendment right is not unlimited. We do not cast doubt on concealed-weapons prohibitions, laws barring possession of firearms by felons and the mentally ill, laws barring firearms in sensitive places like schools and government buildings, and laws imposing conditions on commercial sale of arms. (54-55) Aalso, the sorts of weapons protected are the sorts of small arms that were lawfully possessed at home at the time of the Second Amendment’s ratification, not those most useful in military service today, so “M-16 rifles and the like” may be banned. (55)
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