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    Re: Supreme Court upholds gun ban for domestic violence

    Quote Originally Posted by Crovax View Post
    You can't err on the side of caution when it comes to constitutional rights. The SCOTUS many times in cases has chosen the constitutional right over what might be considered common sense. You cannot abridge the constitutional rights of many just to protect a few, that SCOTUS has up help that thinking for many decades

    ....Uh....they just did.

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    Re: Supreme Court upholds gun ban for domestic violence

    Quote Originally Posted by tecoyah View Post
    ....Uh....they just did.
    That doesn't make it right or consistent with past defenses of constitutional rights

    Lets hear you err of the side of caution tale when they start limiting down the 1st amendment.

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    Re: Supreme Court upholds gun ban for domestic violence

    Quote Originally Posted by Crovax View Post
    That doesn't make it right or consistent with past defenses of constitutional rights

    Lets hear you err of the side of caution tale when they start limiting down the 1st amendment.
    Why would they do that?

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    Re: Supreme Court upholds gun ban for domestic violence

    Quote Originally Posted by tecoyah View Post
    Why would they do that?
    To prevent terrible outcomes of course

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    Re: Supreme Court upholds gun ban for domestic violence

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    The ruling by the Roberts court was unanimous, but I have to ask a question.... What constitutes domestic violence? Is someone who engages in offensive touching prone to become violent with a gun? I agree that that who commit domestic violence, or any crime that involves violence, should lose his right to own a gun, but I believe that the Supreme Court went too far in defining what constitutes the kind of domestic violence that would make someone lose his Second Amendment rights.

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    Article is here.
    then it would appear the court is telling us the right to bear arms can be abridged in particular circumstances
    we are negotiating about dividing a pizza and in the meantime israel is eating it
    once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed

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    Re: Supreme Court upholds gun ban for domestic violence

    If you poke someone with your finger, does that constitute offensive touching?

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    Re: Supreme Court upholds gun ban for domestic violence

    Quote Originally Posted by Crovax View Post
    To prevent terrible outcomes of course
    You mean like yelling fire in a crowded theater?

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    Re: Supreme Court upholds gun ban for domestic violence

    Quote Originally Posted by PoS View Post
    If you poke someone with your finger, does that constitute offensive touching?
    what about restraining someone who is about to commit an act in anger
    we are negotiating about dividing a pizza and in the meantime israel is eating it
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    Re: Supreme Court upholds gun ban for domestic violence

    Quote Originally Posted by justabubba View Post
    then it would appear the court is telling us the right to bear arms can be abridged in particular circumstances
    It already is.

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    Re: Supreme Court upholds gun ban for domestic violence

    Quote Originally Posted by Crovax View Post
    That doesn't make it right or consistent with past defenses of constitutional rights

    Lets hear you err of the side of caution tale when they start limiting down the 1st amendment.
    It has already been done in the forms of libel, slander, and assault.


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