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Old 01-27-2013, 02:33 PM   #30
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Default Re: "Put simply, we cannot allow the rights of a few to override the safety of all"

Originally Posted by Killer View Post
still trying to muddy the waters

I ask the questions around here counselor

Do you approve of Feinstein saying your rights are secondary to the nanny state's wishes?

That's what this thread is about.
All rights are not absolute

The right to own a handgun is stronger than the right to own an AR-15 with a 30 round magazine - the weaker the right the less justification required to regulate the right - it is a balancing test to be determined by both those who enact a statute or regulation and the judiciary that determines whether the action is constitutional - IMO that is what the thread is about, without muddying the waters with rhetoric about "the nanny state" and doing what "massa" tells us to do

Not every action opposed by the proponents of smaller government is unconstitutional - sometimes you have to win elections by broadening your base if you want your agenda to prevail

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