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Federal Appeals Court Upholds Ban of ‘Assault Weapons’
« on: February 22, 2017, 07:30:49 AM »
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s ban on 45 kinds of assault weapons and its 10-round limit on gun magazines were upheld Tuesday by a federal appeals court in a decision that met with a strongly worded dissent.

In a 10-4 ruling, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, said the guns banned under Maryland’s law aren’t protected by the Second Amendment.

“Put simply, we have no power to extend Second Amendment protections to weapons of war,” Judge Robert King wrote for the court, adding that the Supreme Court’s decision in District of Columbia v. Heller explicitly excluded such coverage.

Source: http://www.gopusa.com/?p=21043?omhide=true
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Re: Federal Appeals Court Upholds Ban of ‘Assault Weapons’
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2017, 11:41:29 AM »
Some of these judges don't have the brains to ignite a gnat fart.

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Re: Federal Appeals Court Upholds Ban of ‘Assault Weapons’
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2017, 02:08:00 PM »
Some of these judges don't have the brains to ignite a gnat fart.

It takes brains to ignite gnat farts?

Who knew?

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Re: Federal Appeals Court Upholds Ban of ‘Assault Weapons’
« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2017, 07:27:20 PM »
Isn't that the job or fire flies?????
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Re: Federal Appeals Court Upholds Ban of ‘Assault Weapons’
« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2017, 08:20:53 PM »
Isn't that the job or fire flies? ??? ?

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Re: Federal Appeals Court Upholds Ban of ‘Assault Weapons’
« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2017, 11:02:03 PM »
Isn't that the job or fire flies?????
Now THAT was clever!

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Re: Federal Appeals Court Upholds Ban of ‘Assault Weapons’
« Reply #6 on: February 23, 2017, 02:30:22 AM »
I view this decision very dangerous. A state could just about restrict every type of semi auto gun out there, if this ruling stands.

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Re: Federal Appeals Court Upholds Ban of ‘Assault Weapons’
« Reply #7 on: February 23, 2017, 10:50:31 AM »
I view this decision very dangerous. A state could just about restrict every type of semi auto gun out there, if this ruling stands.
I hope it doesn't get that far, pop pop.
Current administration as it is, I have a hard time believing that it will go any farther.

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