February 24, 2013

Federal appeals court says 2nd Amendment doesn't cover concealed carry

Denver Post - The Second Amendment's guarantee of a right to bear arms does not extend to the right to carry a concealed weapon in public, a federal appeals court in Denver has ruled.

"We conclude that the carrying of concealed firearms is not protected by the Second Amendment . . ." Justice Carlos Lucero wrote on behalf of a three-judge panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Lucero cited case law dating to the 1800s that put restrictions on walking around in public with a gun.

"In light of our nation's extensive practice of restricting citizens' freedom to carry firearms in a concealed manner, we hold that this activity does not fall within the scope of the Second Amendment's protections," he wrote in the ruling issued

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

"In light of our nation's extensive practice of restricting citizens' freedom to carry firearms in a concealed manner"

In other words, because courts have successfully violated the Constitution for a long time, the Constitution no longer applies.

They should be impeached and thrown off the bench.

Capt. America said...

But it is the radicals on the Supreme Cpurt who deserve impeachment, not the appeals judges forced to live with their insane rulings.

Keep eyes on the ball. It is handguns, which are not weapons of war, and not AR's which are the problem.

Anonymous said...

Handguns very much ARE weapons of war, especially of resistance. If you're in a resistance movement, and you can't conceal, you're not going to last long!

Capt. America said...

Anon 5:40:

Handguns are for assassination, shooting your horse, dueling, and shooting your underlings who try to run away. They are hardly conducive to a "well regulated militia", and worthless on a battlefield.

The Supreme Court requires correction.

Anonymous said...

You don't know much about resistance movements or the militia companies either, huh? That's genuinely surprising.