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http://liveshots.blogs.foxnews.com/2010/06/28/high-courts-big-ruling-for-gun-rights/

In its second major ruling on gun rights in three years, the Supreme Court Monday extended the federally protected right to keep and bear arms to all 50 states. The decision will be hailed by gun rights advocates and comes over the opposition of gun control groups, the city of Chicago and four justices.

I think this is GREAT because gun laws only work for those that FOLLOW laws. You take the guns away from those that follow the law the ones that DONT will be the only ones with them and they will KNOW you dont have one! What do you think?

 
momof030404

Asked by momof030404 at 11:15 AM on Jun. 28, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Unfortunately, the City of Chicago already had a contingency plan for losing - they're changing all their gun laws to make it nearly impossible for anyone to afford to get a permit and make them wait as long as they can (even if it's years). I wonder how long it will be before their little game costs someone their life and they find themselves back in court again. They've been DC'd. Now they need to be Denver'd.
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 11:28 AM on Jun. 28, 2010

  • Glad to hear it!
    mancosmomma

    Answer by mancosmomma at 11:21 AM on Jun. 28, 2010

  • Reloading is still cheaper but you have to have the equipment (and lets be honest - the brains to handle gunpowder safely, which I would consider common sense, but look how many people can't even figure out you shouldn't text and drive).
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 4:13 PM on Jun. 28, 2010

  • momof030404

    Comment by momof030404 (original poster) at 11:18 AM on Jun. 28, 2010

  • Good.
    matthewscandi

    Answer by matthewscandi at 11:20 AM on Jun. 28, 2010

  • That's good news. A little sanity in an insane world.

    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 11:59 AM on Jun. 28, 2010

  • This is so a slap in the face to the Libs. It's not going to help the middle class in Chicago though because Obama has alreaady made it almost impossible to affor or even find ammunition. IF they can afford the gun and all the red tape they may have to go south for bullets.
    itsmesteph11

    Answer by itsmesteph11 at 3:20 PM on Jun. 28, 2010

  • What about reloading? Do they have rules against that in Chicago too? I know here in NY even with the up front cost of the equipment it's still cheaper for us in the long run.
    BlueCollarMama

    Answer by BlueCollarMama at 3:41 PM on Jun. 28, 2010

  • You got that right, NP.
    mancosmomma

    Answer by mancosmomma at 8:07 PM on Jun. 28, 2010

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