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Old 01-17-2009, 10:45 AM
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I just listened to the mp3 (thanks Gene... ^$@! WMA).

My take is a bit different from what I've heard here, but IANAL of course. It sounds to me like the 1st amendment claim is weak, and the Alameda lawyer did present a defense against the equal protection claim.

I wish the point had been made that other rights are not interpreted nearly so narrowly as Alameda wishes to interpret the 2nd amendment... though I'm sure the judges know it. Alameda's argument that Fresno must remain binding sounded vaguely convincing.
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When the governor vetoes a bill that would make it a felony to steal a gun, but signs a bill into law that makes it a felony not to register a gun you already legally own, you know something isn't right.
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