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Tuesday, November 16, 2021

A recent hearing left the impression that the Supreme Court's conservative majority is inclined to strike down a gun law that's been on the books for more than 100 years. That would be a grievous error -- and would make cities across the nation more dangerous.

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...More than a decade ago, in District of Columbia v. Heller, the late conservative Justice Antonin Scalia emphasized that there are legitimate public-safety reasons for governments to adopt firearm regulations, including those that govern the public square.

"Like most rights," he wrote for the court, the Second Amendment "is not unlimited." Indeed, the historic record of gun regulation, including centuries of common law and English and American jurisprudence, allows for regulating firearms in public spaces....


#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2021-11-16 11:24 AM | Reply

And now we know why they sabotaged his CPAP machine!

#2 | Posted by snoofy at 2021-11-16 11:25 AM | Reply

Although I am likely to disagree with the Supreme Court ruling in this case out of New York, I will say that I do encourage the Supreme Court to come up with consistent, clearly understandable guidelines for the nation as to what the 2nd Amendment does and does not allow. Currently, and for a long time now, there does not seem to have been a lot uniformity as to what may or may not be legal when it comes different gun laws in different States. For any law to work in it's application, there should be a high degree of predictability as to how the law will be interpreted in almost any situation.

#3 | Posted by moder8 at 2021-11-16 06:47 PM | Reply

They'll allow guns in every workplace but their own.

#4 | Posted by censored at 2021-11-16 07:55 PM | Reply

there should be a high degree of predictability as to how the law will be interpreted in almost any situation.

#3 | POSTED BY MODER8 AT 2021-11-16 06:47 PM | FLAG:

No chance. People can't even agree that it's an individual right.

#5 | Posted by sitzkrieg at 2021-11-17 07:13 AM | Reply

SCOTUS or/and NYS gun laws will never be spelled out.
The 2nd and The Sullivan Act are somewhat vague for a reason.
It allows discretion from case to case.

#6 | Posted by phesterOBoyle at 2021-11-17 08:31 AM | Reply

It allows discretion from case to case.

As it's supposed to. Not all states would nor should have the same "gun" controls...

#7 | Posted by boaz at 2021-11-17 05:12 PM | Reply

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