Skip to comments.S.F. gun ordinances are upheld
Posted on 11/28/2012 8:36:43 AM PST by marktwainEdited on 11/28/2012 8:40:07 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
San Francisco can require handgun owners to keep their weapons locked when stored at home and can ban bullets that expand or splinter on contact, a federal judge has ruled in rejecting a National Rifle Association-backed effort to block enforcement of the local gun laws.
(Excerpt) Read more at sfgate.com ...
It will be overturned (at least it should).
BTW: I’m to the point where I’m fine letting these big cities take the guns out of law abiding citizens hands and letting the criminals be the only one with guns. It is sure to lead to the decay of their city.
“Laws of any State to the contrary notwithstanding...”
“Judges in every State shall be bound thereby...”
“The Right of the people to Keep and Bear Arms shall not be infringed.”
Impeach the judges who rule against the above. They are acting FAR beyond their mandate.
Not good enough, Here we have a Federal Judge who Willfully, Knowingly, and deliberately issued a Ruling in direct contradiction of a Recently Decided Supreme Court Precedence, one in which HE is REQUIRED TO UPHOLD AND ENFORCE IN HIS RULINGS. He belongs in PRISON.
Then the grieving family can sue the SFPD because they didn’t get to the victim in time, riiiiight? /sarc
>>I recall the Heller decision specifically forbidding laws which required handguns to be locked up in the home.
You are correct, but the “judge” in this case is an Obama appointee and hence illiterate.
He doesn’t belong in prison; he belongs on a scaffold.
What would you expect?
On August 7, 2009, President Barack Obama nominated Seeborg to be a United States district judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.
voting with one’s trigger finger will be in vogue soon.
..because rounds that over penetrate are so much more appropriate in apartments and other urban areas with high concentrations of people...and ignoring the fact that this amounts to a ban on pretty much all hunting bullets. I can't wait to watch the NRA sue them for attorney fees after this stupidity is undone.
Wait, wait, what about the hollow points that the SS, NSA, and other agencies just bought? You mean they can’t use them in SF?
100% of the people in the US are in violation of some law, so they can choose to prosecute anyone that does not Kow Tow.
“From the rooftops”.
Pure stupidity. I’m sure an appeal will be forthcoming.
You can own a gun, you just can’t have access to it...
Lets play the left’s game and go on the offensive. The 2nd ammendment guarantees the right to keep and bear arms, but not all Americans can afford to exercise this right. We need to demand that the govt provide guns for free or at a greatly discounted price to eligible American citizens. And of course having a gun is useless without ammunition so that should be provided as well. The left considers free contraception to be a right but that is nowhere to be found in the constitution. How can they deny us free guns and ammunition?
Workin pretty well for Chicago so far.
Another renegade judge legislating from the bench. Gee, I wonder why politicians and judges are so worried about citizens having hollow-point bullets? The Feds are certainly okay using them, if recent purchases are any indication. I love this country, but the government scares the crap outta me.
Don’t expect a lib to understand it.
They should pass a law that compels every American to own a firearm and a minimum amount of ammunition. Failure to comply results in a fine (tax). States should set up gun and ammo exchanges in order to ensure a more competitive market. ;-)
Citizens cant use hollow point ammunition because its so “deadly” but the social security people pack it.
Glad they are looking out for Grandpa. Would not want Grandpa to suffer.
And how do they enforce the locked-at-home bit?
I would add that registration, waiting periods, and requiring IDs to for gun ownership disproportionately suppress minorities’ right to bear arms. We need to eliminate all that. We need to make gun ownership more convenient...perhaps a “Motor Gun Owner” law where you can obtain a provisional gun at your local Bureau of Motor Vehicles.
9th district? Good chance it will be overturned.
This is fantastic news. It will be upheld by the 9th Circus, then overturned by SCOTUS.
Make the funding of the Treasury Department (including secret service) and the DHS contingent on the passage of the Affordable Firearms and Self Defense Act and national voter ID requirements for all federally held offices.
Then I presume when a home owner uses his handgun - which he legally kept in his holster on his nightstand puts five rounds in a Burglar and three go through him and the wall and hit some innocent bystander, possibly killing them, the home owner - aka 'crime victim' - will be legally absolved of any and all responsibility for said collateral damage in using the legally required FMJ ammo, right?
an aside: While you were at it judge you should have also ruled that if using a Shotgun for Home Self Defense that only SLUGS can be used as those nasty 00 pellets in a 12ga shotgun can cause multiple wounds. And that wouldn't be 'fair' to some poor downtrodden person pushed into a life of crime by 'the man'. Now would it?
Knock knock, gun inspector.
In Canada, one tactic was to wait until you used it in self defense, then you had to prove that it was unloaded and locked up, or you were charged with unsafe storage of a firearm.
There is the ever popular means of giving rewards to snitches, and to encourage children to inform on their parents. Children are already being asked whether their parents have guns in the home by doctors, and many doctors are claiming that it is their first amendment right to do so and to enter the information in government databases.
My emotion is with you on this, but we have to be universal that all our rights are kept intact.
They’d be sure to check after an unlawful entry, to cover their arses.
I keep gun locks co-located with my self-defense weapons. In the event that someone asked about safe storage, I could prove that I was capable of complying with even my state's stupid rules. I wouldn't respond until I had a lawyer present, but I do have the means to make my firearms useless for self-defense if I so choose.
Tell this to the Bay ARea gangbangers.. They have more firepower than the rest of the populace.. and the police too.