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Bold Lib Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-28-10 10:30 AM
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4. I cannot find a scrutiny level in the ruling. Is there one?
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  -Justices Rule That 2nd Amendment Also Governs State and Local Gun Laws BridgeTheGap  Jun-28-10 09:44 AM   #0 
  - Republican ruled court shoves guns down the throats of cities that don't want them.  Walk away   Jun-28-10 10:16 AM   #1 
  - Yeah cities should have the power to violate Constitutional rights.  Statistical   Jun-28-10 10:21 AM   #2 
  - Oh goody, another states rights fan.  DonP   Jun-28-10 10:30 AM   #3 
  - Yeah, those Civil Rights are so last century...  PavePusher   Jun-28-10 10:34 AM   #5 
  - So, you prefer downtown Chicago to Montpelier or Minneapolis/St. Paul?  benEzra   Jun-28-10 10:43 AM   #8 
  - Yeah, rights and choices suck, huh?  proteus_lives   Jun-28-10 11:10 AM   #12 
  - Were you opposed to Lawrence v. Texas, as well?  friendly_iconoclast   Jun-28-10 11:21 AM   #13 
  - "Cities" don't have a say in the matter  slackmaster   Jun-28-10 11:23 AM   #14 
  - Have you thought of joining your nieces? You should. n/t  TPaine7   Jun-28-10 12:02 PM   #18 
  - The criminal element of Chicago seems to have no problem getting guns  Travis Coates   Jun-28-10 12:51 PM   #23 
  - Are you aware that Europe has much higher violent crime rates...  GreenStormCloud   Jun-28-10 01:00 PM   #24 
  - Just like it shoved Civil Rights down the throats of cities that don't want them.  gorfle   Jun-29-10 05:18 PM   #67 
  - I cannot find a scrutiny level in the ruling. Is there one?  Bold Lib   Jun-28-10 10:30 AM   #4 
  - Its not in there, but you can forget about a rational basis standard  Pullo   Jun-28-10 10:37 AM   #6 
  - In reading it seems to set the groundwork for Strict scrutiny without saying it. This part . . .  Bold Lib   Jun-28-10 10:41 AM   #7 
     - Interesting  Pullo   Jun-28-10 10:55 AM   #10 
  - Strict scrutiny I guess  DissedByBush   Jun-28-10 06:40 PM   #28 
     - intermediate scrutiny.  Statistical   Jun-29-10 12:30 PM   #49 
  - We'll get a more liberal Supreme Court pretty soon.  Major Hogwash   Jun-28-10 10:53 AM   #9 
  - they said the same thing about Roe V Wade  bossy22   Jun-28-10 11:02 AM   #11 
  - Did you get your J.D. degree out of a box of Corn Flakes?  Major Hogwash   Jun-28-10 07:47 PM   #30 
  - Over 70% of the U.S. electorate views the 2ndA as protecting an individual right.  benEzra   Jun-29-10 10:11 AM   #44 
  - What did I say about a 5-4 Supreme Court?  Major Hogwash   Jun-29-10 04:11 PM   #58 
     - I don't. You don't. But Otis McDonald does...  benEzra   Jun-29-10 04:30 PM   #62 
        - And that's why the NRA shoehorned their way into this case, huh?  Major Hogwash   Jun-29-10 04:33 PM   #64 
  - "The other 70%".  Statistical   Jun-29-10 12:32 PM   #51 
  - Unfortunately, so is "Slaughterhouse"  Euromutt   Jun-28-10 08:03 PM   #34 
  - So choices and rights are "douchebag decisions" to you?  proteus_lives   Jun-28-10 11:31 AM   #16 
  - So what is the 9th amendment?  Major Hogwash   Jun-28-10 07:53 PM   #32 
     - So if I live in the tri-state area of NYC, I should have fewer rights ...  spin   Jun-28-10 11:54 PM   #41 
        - Speaking of which,  HockeyMom   Jun-29-10 10:00 AM   #43 
           - 24% own guns in Florida  HockeyMom   Jun-29-10 10:15 AM   #45 
           - Much depends on where you live ...  spin   Jun-29-10 12:31 PM   #50 
           - Comparing the violence level of different areas or cities ...  spin   Jun-29-10 12:22 PM   #47 
           - The point I was really trying to make  HockeyMom   Jun-29-10 01:04 PM   #53 
              - Wyoming is basically a rural state ...  spin   Jun-29-10 01:53 PM   #55 
                 - This isn't about hunting really  HockeyMom   Jun-29-10 02:07 PM   #56 
                    - I was trying to explain the difference in firearm ownership ...  spin   Jun-29-10 02:23 PM   #57 
           - A gun is no guarantee of safety.  gorfle   Jun-29-10 05:29 PM   #69 
  - Not in your lifetime :) n/t  X_Digger   Jun-28-10 02:20 PM   #27 
  - Oh, sure. It's easy. Only need 1 conservative to replace, and that won't even take 4 more years.  Major Hogwash   Jun-28-10 07:43 PM   #29 
     - Is that the same 70%..  X_Digger   Jun-28-10 07:51 PM   #31 
     - Don't be offended, we're talking about guns, weapons, firearms. Things that kill people.  Major Hogwash   Jun-28-10 07:57 PM   #33 
        - Should cities also be able to ban gay marriage? Abortions?  X_Digger   Jun-28-10 08:48 PM   #35 
        - So, what's your take on Loving v. Virginia?  friendly_iconoclast   Jun-28-10 08:53 PM   #36 
        - Hrmm.. no response to either of our questions..  X_Digger   Jun-28-10 11:15 PM   #39 
        - You're the little train that can't quite pull it up the hill. I believe in mixed-race marriages.  Major Hogwash   Jun-29-10 04:24 PM   #60 
           - 900 new handgun owners in DC would disagree.  X_Digger   Jun-29-10 04:44 PM   #66 
              - I doubt you'll get a direct answer, but thanks for trying.  friendly_iconoclast   Jun-29-10 07:24 PM   #72 
                 - That's hilarious.  Major Hogwash   Jun-30-10 06:54 AM   #74 
        - So, you're comparing mixed-race marriages to owning guns??!!!!  Major Hogwash   Jun-29-10 12:18 PM   #46 
           - You misidentified the troll. Of course the right to arms is more fundamental than the right to marry  TPaine7   Jun-29-10 12:29 PM   #48 
           - That's what lead to shotgun weddings. Hahahahahaha!!!!!!  Major Hogwash   Jun-29-10 04:17 PM   #59 
              - "gawd given right"  gorfle   Jun-29-10 05:37 PM   #70 
              - "They take guns away from psychos and felons"  TPaine7   Jun-29-10 06:23 PM   #71 
           - I am , it's just like the Texas GOP wanting to override Lawrence v. Texas  friendly_iconoclast   Jun-29-10 01:35 PM   #54 
        - Ummm...  Recursion   Jun-29-10 12:36 PM   #52 
           - Hmmm.....  Major Hogwash   Jun-29-10 04:27 PM   #61 
              - Nothing much will change.  one-eyed fat man   Jun-30-10 09:40 AM   #75 
     - Fairy tales can come true  cowman   Jun-28-10 10:47 PM   #38 
     - Check out these polls...  spin   Jun-29-10 12:08 AM   #42 
        - "If you did succeed in getting more liberal judges appointed to the court"  Major Hogwash   Jun-29-10 04:30 PM   #63 
           - Never underestimate your opponent ...  spin   Jun-29-10 05:22 PM   #68 
              - Yeah, but you're quoting from REPUBLICANS.  Major Hogwash   Jun-30-10 06:48 AM   #73 
  - Pretty soon?  cowman   Jun-28-10 09:46 PM   #37 
  - Chances are that the Supreme Court will not take up another case ...  spin   Jun-28-10 11:47 PM   #40 
     - You sound like a broken record now. That's the same response the last time.  Major Hogwash   Jun-29-10 04:35 PM   #65 
  - So can I take my gun into Disney World now? That's when the fun really starts.  Kablooie   Jun-28-10 11:24 AM   #15 
     - You probably should read the decision before making such statements and assumptions.  Bold Lib   Jun-28-10 11:58 AM   #17 
     - Yes, ... if Disney World is in your home in Chicago you certainly can!  DonP   Jun-28-10 12:03 PM   #19 
     - Yes. I decided to make a condescending snarky comment out of sheer ignorance.  Kablooie   Jun-28-10 12:19 PM   #20 
        - "How did you know?" Because you show a propensity to do just that.  Bold Lib   Jun-28-10 12:25 PM   #21 
        - It's not the first time you've done that, and I doubt that it will be the last time  slackmaster   Jun-28-10 01:17 PM   #26 
     - Disney land is private property.  Statistical   Jun-28-10 12:45 PM   #22 
     - If you don't know anything about the subject, why do you start by making ridiculous assumptions?  AtheistCrusader   Jun-28-10 01:07 PM   #25 
     - Try taking one in and I'll watch the "fun" start with you. nt  SteveM   Jun-30-10 10:03 AM   #76 

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