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Ninth Circuit Court Guts The Second Amendment

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Anyone who has argued with a teenager knows that facts can evaporate and definitions can become fluid with enough motivation. Such immaturity and posturing is to be expected from a child. We don’t expect the same sort of reasoning from adults, let alone federal judges. Maybe it’s time we start. In a 7-4 vote, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has decided that you have no constitutional right to carry a concealed weapon in public – period. Per the recently-delivered majority opinion of Peruta v. City of San Diego, “The right of a member of the general public to carry a concealed firearm in public is not, and never has been, protected by the Second Amendment.” The court cited history – including feudal British history – to show precedence and demonstrate the validity of laws barring private citizens from bearing arms in public. I guess such reasoning is appropriate from a court that views the American people as serfs rather than citizens – I just hope the black-robed diviners…

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