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  • Clutching frantically to 'Heller,' 3rd Circuit OKs Ban on Unnumbered Guns

    07/30/2010 8:50:32 PM PDT · by Rabin · 61 replies · 2+ views
    LAW.COM ^ | Shannon P. Duffy
    "In an important Second Amendment decision that charts a course for evaluating the validity of gun laws now that the U.S. Supreme Court has declared the right to be an individual one, the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has refused to strike down a federal law that bans possession of guns with obliterated serial numbers… McLaughlin held that the Second Amendment does not protect a right to own handguns with obliterated serial numbers and that 922(k) does not meaningfully burden the "core" right recognized in Heller -- the right to possess firearms for defense of hearth and home." See...