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mikestesting
01-02-2013, 4:52 PM
So let's say that DiFi's bill or a similar one is passed, or at least to the degree that AR's and other similar assault rifles (their term, not mine) are outright banned.

What affect will Richards v. Harris have on any federally enacted laws? If Richards v. Harris is a win for us, and the CA assault weapon definition list is struck down as unconstitutional, would that pretty much guarantee a win in any federally enacted law?

Also, what's up with Richards v. Harris? What is the case waiting on?

stix213
01-02-2013, 4:56 PM
It would depend on what language is given ("why" was it struck down?), what exactly is struck down (make/model, features, both, etc), and at what level of the court system our win is.

Also it would depend on the actual language of a DiFi bill, which hasn't been even made public yet.

Too many unknown unknowns to even speculate.

Also, IBTL (In before Librarian locks another gun ban speculation thread)

Gray Peterson
01-02-2013, 4:57 PM
So let's say that DiFi's bill or a similar one is passed, or at least to the degree that AR's and other similar assault rifles (their term, not mine) are outright banned.

What affect will Richards v. Harris have on any federally enacted laws? If Richards v. Harris is a win for us, and the CA assault weapon definition list is struck down as unconstitutional, would that pretty much guarantee a win in any federally enacted law?

Also, what's up with Richards v. Harris? What is the case waiting on?

McDonald states that the right to bear as applied to states also applies to the feds & vice versa.

mikestesting
01-02-2013, 5:01 PM
Also, IBTL (In before Librarian locks another gun ban speculation thread)

This isn't a gun ban speculation thread. It's a thread to see how relevant this case is to us and how it will affect the rest of the nation in the future.