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Recursion Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-17-09 12:03 PM
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16. That's what I think about Heller
Heller was specifically about a handgun; I think the right to own a handgun is protected by the 9th and 14th amendments (as well as the 4th). It doesn't fall under the 2nd because it is of little military use; however, the 2nd does allow us to have and keep (in a manner regulated by the state) armaments typical to a light infantry soldier, ie, an "assault weapon". But for example the state or locality could make us keep them in an armory rather than in our home.
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