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Old 12-04-2012, 9:36 AM
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Originally Posted by IVC View Post
That's getting into territory of unrealistic.

The lower courts might not like the right, but no one in their right mind would go directly against a Supreme Court ruling. Very bad for their future careers. There are also recourses.
Ahem. Osterweil v Bartlett, a case that is about keep and bear in the home. The district court ruled in favor of New York despite Heller and McDonald. Nuff said.
The Constitution is not "the Supreme Law of the Land, except in the face of contradicting law which has not yet been overturned by the courts". It is THE SUPREME LAW OF THE LAND, PERIOD. You break your oath to uphold the Constitution if you don't refuse to enforce unadjudicated laws you believe are Unconstitutional.

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