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CTLawGuy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-26-08 10:04 AM
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10. It doesn't work that way
the Supreme Court has never treated DC as a state becuase it is controlled by CONGRESS. It's not going to start today. In fact the court had to read an equal protection component into the 5th amendment in order to desegregate Washington D.C.s schools, after Brown v. Board of Education (because Brown was based on the 14th amendment which only applies to the states).
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  -Breaking: High Court strikes down gun ban zlt234  Jun-26-08 09:19 AM   #0 
  - Yeah. No worries about the "a well regulated militia" part of the Second Amendment.  jefferson_dem   Jun-26-08 09:21 AM   #1 
  - This was an *EXCELLENT* ruling.  SlipperySlope   Jun-26-08 10:35 AM   #21 
     - I agree - son and DIL both have permits to carry concealed - they live just south of DC  1Hippiechick   Jun-26-08 10:38 AM   #23 
  - Damn  blogslut   Jun-26-08 09:21 AM   #2 
  - Link to Opinion  TeamJordan23   Jun-26-08 10:05 AM   #11 
     - I can by the ban violating the 2nd amendment, but the idea that a trigger lock requirement is a  izzybeans   Jun-26-08 11:05 AM   #42 
  - All Militant Dweebs Celebrate in Unison  fascisthunter   Jun-26-08 09:24 AM   #3 
  - Big surprise here  Jake3463   Jun-26-08 09:29 AM   #4 
  - Yup. Scalia wrote the majority, joined by Kennedy (and the other conservatives).  zlt234   Jun-26-08 09:32 AM   #5 
     - But it looks like Fat Tony moderated his opinion  Peregrine   Jun-26-08 09:41 AM   #7 
  - a caveat  darboy   Jun-26-08 09:38 AM   #6 
  - This ruling will apply to all states, not just the federal government  Empowerer   Jun-26-08 09:51 AM   #8 
  - It doesn't work that way  darboy   Jun-26-08 10:04 AM   #10 
  - In fact, it does  Tarc   Jun-26-08 10:13 AM   #15 
  - rights are more complex than you think  darboy   Jun-26-08 10:28 AM   #19 
  - It does indeed work that way  Empowerer   Jun-26-08 10:18 AM   #17 
     - no that's not right  darboy   Jun-26-08 10:30 AM   #20 
     - Assume what you like  Empowerer   Jun-26-08 10:37 AM   #22 
     - Can you help out the legally impaired? I still don't think I understand what  jazzjunkysue   Jun-26-08 10:45 AM   #24 
     - I haven't read the full decision yet  darboy   Jun-26-08 10:50 AM   #29 
     - Strictly speaking...  SlipperySlope   Jun-26-08 10:52 AM   #31 
     - DC used to have a law...  krispos42   Jun-26-08 11:09 AM   #43 
        - thanks, everyone. They were talking on AAR like it applied to the states, too.  jazzjunkysue   Jun-26-08 04:39 PM   #48 
     - are you saying you believe  darboy   Jun-26-08 10:46 AM   #25 
        - The Court's interpretation that the Second Amendment protects an individual right  Empowerer   Jun-26-08 11:26 AM   #46 
     - Please don't use wikipedia as a source  SlipperySlope   Jun-26-08 10:50 AM   #28 
     - it's right on these issues  darboy   Jun-26-08 10:51 AM   #30 
        - Regardless of the correctness of the information, use of that SOURCE makes you appear unreliable.  SlipperySlope   Jun-26-08 10:54 AM   #35 
           - whatever  darboy   Jun-26-08 10:57 AM   #37 
              - spoken like one studying for the bar  SlipperySlope   Jun-26-08 10:59 AM   #41 
     - But this ruling incorporates that second right, by applying restrictions onto states/localities.  jefferson_dem   Jun-26-08 10:53 AM   #34 
     - it doesn't  darboy   Jun-26-08 10:56 AM   #36 
     - I stand corrected. Thanks.  jefferson_dem   Jun-26-08 10:58 AM   #38 
     - DC is "special"  SlipperySlope   Jun-26-08 10:58 AM   #39 
     - Which States have laws  Thothmes   Jun-26-08 09:08 PM   #50 
     - The court dodged incorporation.  SlipperySlope   Jun-26-08 10:49 AM   #27 
        - It can't incorporate now  darboy   Jun-26-08 10:52 AM   #32 
  - DC was not treated as a State in this ruling  SlipperySlope   Jun-26-08 10:47 AM   #26 
  - The Fourteenth Amendment says you're wrong  IWantAnyDem   Jun-26-08 09:53 AM   #9 
  - that clause that you highlight  darboy   Jun-26-08 10:10 AM   #13 
     - That clause I cited  IWantAnyDem   Jun-26-08 11:23 AM   #45 
  - Chicago Tribune story on this:  highplainsdem   Jun-26-08 10:06 AM   #12 
  - yeah  darboy   Jun-26-08 10:11 AM   #14 
  - What slanted reporting.  SlipperySlope   Jun-26-08 10:52 AM   #33 
  - The caveat is reasonable restrictions  sandnsea   Jun-26-08 10:16 AM   #16 
  - I'm off to buy a grenade launcher now.  SoonerPride   Jun-26-08 10:24 AM   #18 
  - Prepare to go to Federal prison, then...  benEzra   Jun-26-08 10:59 AM   #40 
     - damn... I Guess Arms are Regulated  fascisthunter   Jun-26-08 11:13 AM   #44 
  - I'm trying to believe in this ruling  Johonny   Jun-26-08 11:27 AM   #47 
  - Next stop for the Gun Pushers, all of America will be like Kennesaw, Georgia  Doug.Goodall   Jun-26-08 05:53 PM   #49 
     - That is fucking ridiculous  Tarc   Jun-27-08 07:59 AM   #51 

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