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To: marktwain

Why can’t SCOTUS come up with a tamper proof decision for a change? RKBA IS A FUNDAMENTAL RIGHT!


9 posted on 03/28/2010 7:12:49 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (THE SECOND AMENDMENT, A MATTER OF FACT,NOT A MATTER OF OPINION)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER
SWAMPSNIPER said: "Why can’t SCOTUS come up with a tamper proof decision for a change? "

I maintained right after the Heller decision that the Court did a better job than most people were recognizing.

Here is an excerpt from the decision:
"By the time of the founding, the right to have arms had become fundamental for English subjects. See Malcolm 122–134. Blackstone, whose works, we have said, “constituted the preeminent authority on English law for the founding generation,” Alden v. Maine, 527 U. S. 706, 715 (1999), cited the arms provision of the Bill of Rights as one of the fundamental rights of Englishmen."

The Supreme Court Justices are not stupid people. They don't use a key word like "fundamental" while referring to a right of the people by accident.

And it would certainly be nonsense to claim that the Second Amendment somehow transformed a fundamental right into something that was less than fundamental.

Urbina was very wrong in his decision.

21 posted on 03/28/2010 10:32:18 AM PDT by William Tell
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

I would not say it is a fundamental right...

A fundamental right, by definition, would mean it is open for interpretation...(i.e.: elected government)

What the Second Amendment right really is is an “inalienable” right, meaning it is a “moral” right that is afforded by an authority higher than ANY government instituted among men...

One that is simply a right that is not open for interpretation, it is one that needs to be accepted by everyone, regardless if they choose to exercise this right, or not...


27 posted on 03/28/2010 6:41:14 PM PDT by stevie_d_64 (I'm jus sayin')
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