Watson v. US - a sign on things to come?

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    Earlier this week SCOTUS ruled on Watson v. US. The case focused on whether paying for a gun with drugs constitued "using" the gun.

    The majority opinion (written by Souter) was that one does not use an item when purchasing it, therefore the gun wasn't used in a drug transaction.

    Souter was joined by everyone but Ginsberg - who nonetheless concurred in the result.

    Not a gun case, but a gun case nonetheless. I sense good things for those of us who believe in the Bill of Rights. Can't wait for SCOTUS to hear Heller.
     

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