'Kavanaugh: Semi-auto Rifles Are Constitutionally Protected

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'Kavanaugh: Semi-auto Rifles Are Constitutionally Protected

Postby Bruenor » Tue Jul 10, 2018 7:46 am

We'll see how the confirmation hearings go..

https://www.breitbart.com/big-governmen ... protected/
In 2011, D.C. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh used a dissenting opinion to explain that semiautomatic handguns and rifles are “commonly-owned” and therefore constitutionally protected.

Kavanaugh wrote:

In Heller, the Supreme Court held that handguns – the vast majority of which today are semi-automatic – are constitutionally protected because they have not traditionally been banned and are in common use by law-abiding citizens. There is no meaningful or persuasive constitutional distinction between semi-automatic handguns and semiautomatic rifles. Semi-automatic rifles, like semi-automatic handguns, have not traditionally been banned and are in common use by law-abiding citizens for self-defense in the home, hunting, and other lawful uses. Moreover, semiautomatic handguns are used in connection with violent crimes far more than semi-automatic rifles are. It follows from Heller’s protection of semi-automatic handguns that semi-automatic rifles are also constitutionally protected and that D.C.’s ban on them is unconstitutional.
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Postby Mr. Glock » Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:53 am

Trump- Getting done what two generations of whiney Republican administrations couldn’t. (That is the Bushes, for you young whippersnappers)
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