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Subject:  Re: Here's why Libs don't get it Date:  1/11/2013  8:42 AM
Author:  JoshRandall Number:  665753 of 876050

The scope of the Heller decision seems to suggest "common use" for self-defense, not use for other purposes such as target practice. It might be tough to argue that rifles, while certainly being owned by millions of folks and some of those folks use it solely for self-defense and/or for target practice, fall primarily for self-defense under the commone use. That's where I think the gun control lawyers might argue that semi-auto rifles don't apply under the "common use" and therefore could be more strictly regulated. I hope they fail on that effort of course.
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