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To: JohnKinAK
The only problem with the author's argument is that Supreme Court precedent is against him. In a New Deal era decision called Wickard v. Filburn, the Supreme Court ruled that wheat that was grown by a farmer for his own family's use could be regulated by the Congress under the Interstate Commerce Clause. The wheat was never sold, and so it never entered into interstate commerce. But the reasoning was that because the farmer grew the wheat for his own consumption, he did not need to buy wheat from someone else - and THAT affected interstate commerce.

So I can easily see how the courts could rule that guns made in Kansas, sold in Kansas and kept in Kansas could affect Interstate Commerce because Kansans would not need to buy from gun makers in other states - and find that those guns are subject to regulation on that basis.

28 posted on 05/03/2013 3:04:48 PM PDT by CA Conservative (Texan by birth, Californian by circumstance)
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To: CA Conservative

SCOTUS has been wrong so many times before.

Precedence can KMA. The abuse of the Interstate Commerce clause is a blatant power grab and it will some day result in the dissolution of the Union.


33 posted on 05/03/2013 3:25:04 PM PDT by EricT. (Another Muslim terrorist. Who saw that coming?)
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To: CA Conservative

Whatever.

You have to try, try and try again — not give up and knuckle under to the tyranny because you “suppose” you can’t win!

God Bless Kansas!


36 posted on 05/03/2013 3:36:44 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: CA Conservative

Easy fix (though the ‘10’s-20’s SC decisions are for shit anyway)....Constitutional carry. No license, no permission, tell Fedzilla to F off


41 posted on 05/03/2013 4:14:54 PM PDT by i_robot73 (We hold that all individuals have the Right to exercise sole dominion over their own lives - LP.org)
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To: CA Conservative

That SCOTUS decision was unconstitutional.


42 posted on 05/03/2013 4:16:15 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: CA Conservative
The answer to Wickard v. Filburn is principled defiance and a philosophical reconsideration of the limits of stare decisis.
50 posted on 05/04/2013 9:09:22 AM PDT by Mmmike
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