Bad News from the Scotus--Again

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Bad News from the Scotus--Again

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Post by dlh » Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:54 pm

Supreme Court declined to hear the California case imposing a ten day waiting period on the purchase of firearms.

Loved the Thomas dissent.

https://www.supremecourt.gov/search.asp ... &type=Site

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Post by TexasJohnBoy » Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:59 pm

Important to note, this doesn't confirm or strike down the law, simply leaves it in place. The issue can be brought back up again from another case.

I believe most justices are waiting for someone to retire to hope they can get a better shot at their preferred ruling on 2A topics. Right now 5-4 rulings abound relating to 2A, and I bet theres some conservative justices betting that there will be retirement soon and maybe they can get 6-3 rulings, and at the same time liberal justices hoping the same thing to make it flip 5-4 the other way.

But yes, not good news.
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Post by twomillenium » Tue Feb 20, 2018 7:12 pm

As long as Roberts is there it could be 5-4 or 4-5. Roberts doesn't even know the difference between a tax and an unconstitutional law.
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Post by LDB415 » Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:40 am

He makes me think more and more of the bumbling comedy of "Mr. Roberts" than of a SC justice.
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Re: Bad News from the Scotus--Again

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Post by tool4daman » Sat Feb 24, 2018 10:52 am

I’m not saying I like the 10 day waiting period, but… I have an easier (not easy) time digesting that than I do the fact that we have to be issued a permit/license to carry/possess a firearm.

Not trying to hijack this thread and get it on the Constitutional carry conversation. Just saying I can see where moderates could see a waiting period as not infringing on Second Amendment rights since after the ten-day waiting period a person could legally purchase the firearm.
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Post by The Annoyed Man » Sat Feb 24, 2018 10:59 am

tool4daman wrote:I’m not saying I like the 10 day waiting period, but… I have an easier (not easy) time digesting that than I do the fact that we have to be issued a permit/license to carry/possess a firearm.

Not trying to hijack this thread and get it on the Constitutional carry conversation. Just saying I can see where moderates could see a waiting period as not infringing on Second Amendment rights since after the ten-day waiting period a person could legally purchase the firearm.
But in California, you have the waiting period, AND you have difficulty getting a permit to carry. Los Angeles County has 197 issued permits - mostly to the well connected - for 10.2 million residents. http://www.breitbart.com/california/201 ... residents/. I have actually lived under LA County’s 10 day waiting period. It sucks. You can have it.
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Post by AndyC » Sat Feb 24, 2018 11:13 am

Anyone notice that the FL killer waited 7 days to collect the AR he'd bought? Doubt 10 days would have changed his mind.
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Post by C-dub » Sat Feb 24, 2018 11:15 am

And this particular 10 day waiting period also applied to those that had already undergone background checks and were already registered gun owners and already own other firearms.
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Re: Bad News from the Scotus--Again

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Post by TexasJohnBoy » Sat Feb 24, 2018 1:35 pm

Walking down the waiting period path - some think that moderates would be ok extending from 3 days to 10 days on a delay, or even instituting a waiting period for every purchase. Would they also be ok waiving it for individuals with a license to carry from their home state?

I’m not saying I support or don’t support this, just discussing.
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Re: Bad News from the Scotus--Again

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Post by LDB415 » Sat Feb 24, 2018 5:29 pm

Our 10 day waiting period has been beneficial and helped and it's a good start but we need to do more. Common sense says we need to extend it to a 30 day waiting period to allow enough time to properly check and vet buyers and for tempers to cool for buyers. We know you'll be fine with this since the 10 day wait was approved.

Just imagining what the left is going to go after next.
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Re: Bad News from the Scotus--Again

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Post by Pawpaw » Sun Feb 25, 2018 12:50 am

NOT

ONE

MORE

INCH!!!
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Re: Bad News from the Scotus--Again

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Post by yodajim » Sun Feb 25, 2018 2:00 pm

Pawpaw wrote:NOT

ONE

MORE

INCH!!!

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Re: Bad News from the Scotus--Again

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Post by SQLGeek » Sun Feb 25, 2018 11:56 pm

AndyC wrote:Anyone notice that the FL killer waited 7 days to collect the AR he'd bought? Doubt 10 days would have changed his mind.
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