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Saturday, March 27, 2010

Federal judge edits 'not' out of 'shall not be infringed'

Judge Urbina ruled that every one of those restrictions was permissible under the Second Amendment. The tragedy here is that a reading of the majority decision in the Heller case, written by Justice Scalia, gives little reason for optimism that the Supreme Court will disagree (if the expected appeal ever gets that far). The further tragedy is that, as I discussed here, even the expected "favorable" ruling in McDonald v. City of Chicago would mean that the Supreme Court's tepid endorsement of the right to keep and bear arms, as codified in the Heller decision, would become the only hurdle--nationwide--a prospective gun law would have to clear in order to be "presumptively lawful." [More]
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