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Response to Socal31 (Reply #20)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 11:35 PM

22. Does not follow.

I can go to a bar in public, and leave my firearm in my vehicle, without any risk toward that statute. Having it on your person is an entirely different level of 'possession' than being in the house with the firearm still secured in the safe he retrieved it from.

I believe the court was in error, and the state should appeal.

Do you imagine you could construct something classified Destructive Device inside your home, and claim the 2nd Amendment as your basis by virtue of being in your home, rather than in public? That firearm presents a danger to people outside the home, just as a pipe bomb might throw shrapnel beyond the walls of your house. A handgun can easily penetrate residential walls, including the thicker exterior walls. Laws against discharging a firearm inside city limits would apply within the private confines of your house, even if the round did not exit the structure, if someone witnessed it, and called the police.

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