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4. Bruen is the new gun control standard from last year's USSC decision in New York
Mon Feb 6, 2023, 05:01 PM
Feb 2023

Basically, all gun laws must be looked at through a historical lens going forward, with an emphasis on what early American life was like in relation to modern gun laws. It was Clarence Thomas's personal theory made into national law.

With this ruling, for example, there were no laws in the 1700's outlawing gun ownership by those who used illegal drugs, because drugs weren't even illegal at the time. Therefore, you can't legally ban drug users from owning guns today.

And as much as I'm a supporter of the 2nd Amendment, this new legal standard is FUCKING NUTS.
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