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  •  IS anyone watching Piers Morgan right now? (4+ / 0-)
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    randallt, jlms qkw, JML9999, Eric Nelson

    He is getting NRA and gun nuts to say that we have the right to include a tank.

    •  For the record Heller V DC the Roe V Wade of Guns (1+ / 0-)
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      (1) The Second Amendment protects an individual right to possess a firearm unconnected with service in a militia, and to use that arm for traditionally lawful purposes, such as self-defense within the home. Pp. 2–53.

      (2) Like most rights, the Second Amendment right is not unlimited.

      PDF of Ruling from

      SCALIA, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which ROBERTS,
      C. J., and KENNEDY, THOMAS, and ALITO, JJ., joined. STEVENS, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which SOUTER, GINSBURG, and BREYER, JJ., joined. BREYER, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which STEVENS, SOUTER, and GINSBURG, JJ., joined.

      As the Elites Come Together to Rise Above to Find a Third Way to do Rude things to the 99%

      by JML9999 on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 10:17:32 PM PST

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