SC rules in favor of 2nd amendment

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  1. LordBrownTrout
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    Very nice news.

    "WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Americans have a right to own guns for self-defense and hunting, the justices' first major pronouncement on gun rights in U.S. history.


    The court's 5-4 ruling struck down the District of Columbia's 32-year-old ban on handguns as incompatible with gun rights under the Second Amendment. The decision went further than even the Bush administration wanted, but probably leaves most firearms laws intact."






    SC rules in favor of 2nd
     
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    where in the US Constitution does it mention 'hunting'?
     
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    what state legislature has BANNED hunting?

    I have to admit.. I'm having three shades of fun knowing how many red faced gun haters will be swallowing vitriol today.
     
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    Hmmm. A bone to the left since they were always for guns if they were used for hunting?
     
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    What's really scary about this ruling is that there were 4 judges against it….4 liberal judges who wanted to amend our Constitution from the bench…
     
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    Considering that hunting is not mentioned in the Constitution, would it not be a power granted by the 10th Amendment to the people/state? Just because the Constitution doesn't mention hunting, doesn't mean that you can't hunt...It doesn't forbid you from hunting either.
     
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    Just surfed through some lib sites, should have seen the boo hooing. Some of them are actually saying Bush order the Supreme Court to rule this way.
     
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    :clap2:

    Ninja gloat-fest 2008 has been in full effect 'round these parts.

    Gun snatchers are responsible for this, however. 30 years of radical anti-gun legislation... And yet the gun rights movement is as strong as ever... Suck it bitches...
     
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    If you own a gun, you are three times more likely to die from gun violence. Guns are mostly a danger to their owners.
     
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    Sure thing.
     

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