GUN Washington DC arguing the scope of 2nd amendment

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  1. farrelly

    farrelly New Member

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    striker754 Chillin

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    The Supreme Court needs to grow a sack and take up the issue. THe country is divided on it. THe 9th district says it is not an individual right, the 5th says it is. I say it is. They better take the case
     
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    I read this earlier, and got so pissed off I had to do something else. Interpretations like that are why D.C. has such a horrible crime problem. I just hope that if the issue is going to go the Supreme Court, that it gets there soon while there is still a 5-4 conservative majority, although I'd feel a lot better if John Paul Stevens would step down before Bush leaves office.
     
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    I'd be nervous about it. I don't know how much you can count on Anthony Kennedy to swing to the conservative side.
     
  5. Vermincelli

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    DING DING DING!!!
    I would like to congratulate you on probably one of the shortest yet accurate arguments I have seen to date.
     
  6. kellyclan

    kellyclan She only loves you when she's drunk.

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    They're not given, they're enumerated. A common, but huge, mistake of grammar when referencing the Bill of Rights.

    My simple argument is why would the word "people" mean individuals in all the other amendments, but mean government in the 2nd?
     

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