Date sent: Thu, 27 May 1999 11:00:33 -0700 (PDT) From: Brian D Williams <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com Subject: Re: Guns [was Re: Property Rights] Send reply to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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> From: Ron Kean <email@example.com>
> >An interesting thing about the Constitution is how major
> >provisions of the Constitution are seemingly ignored. The Second
> >Amendment is an excellent example of this. The amendment states,
> >in part, that 'the right of the people to keep and bear Arms,
> >shall not be infringed.' But most large cities, and many states,
> >have draconian gun control laws which would seem to be
> >unconstitutional on their face. And the multi-million member NRA,
> >a powerful pro-gun lobbying group, seems completely unable to get
> >any gun control laws invalidated by the courts on constitutional
> This may soon come to an end. A Federal Judge, Sam R. Cummings
> recently ruled (U.S. vs Emerson) that the second amendment applies
> to individuals not the state, and wrote an excellent decision
> overturning a case.
> The Reno/Justice Dept is planning on an appeal to the Supreme
> Court, we'll see if they chicken out yet again.....
Lets arm the prisons, asylums, schools and nurseries, all for a Freer and Safer America! OO-RAH!
> Member, Extropy Institute
> Member, Life Extension Foundation
> Member, National Rifle Association
> Current Reading: In Love And War, by Jim and Sybil Stockdale.
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