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To: Borges

> While gun ownership is a right how is it legal for a goverment to require ownership <

Perfectly OK under the militia powers inherently held by each state — powers that legally may be delegated by a states to its city and county governments.

(Militia powers predate the U. S. Constitution, and as such they are guaranteed to the states by the Tenth Amendment.)


26 posted on 04/18/2007 6:42:25 AM PDT by Hawthorn (duncanforprez + fredforveep = Hunter Thompson!)
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27 posted on 01/11/2011 2:36:25 PM PST by jla
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