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A Very Brady Christmas?

Michael Bane suggest the Brady Campaign might be having a good Christmas:

Brady is listing their hoped for Number Uno Christmas present as “closing the gunshow loophole” big time, as in ending private sales period…might also be a good time to do your shopping at a gunshow (if you state still allows private gunshow sales, which CO doesn’t) or from classifed ads or f-t-f locally.

I agree with him that this is the most likely direction of attack.  It’s much harder to fight than a lot of other possibilities.

4 Responses to “A Very Brady Christmas?”

  1. Mike Gallo says:

    We’ve fought it here in WI, and we can fight it on the national level, too. The way I like to put it to politicians is this: “I will not be told how to conduct private sales of legally-owned private property. Do you think you can stop me?”

  2. Carl in Chicago says:

    In DC v Heller, the court HELD (as opposed to dicta):

    The Court’s opinion should not be taken to cast
    doubt on longstanding prohibitions on … laws imposing conditions and qualifications on the commercial sale of
    arms.

    Now, forgive me if I misunderstand, but the commercial sale of arms are a very different consideration than the private sale of arms. One must interpret the ruling as supportive of laws regulating commercial sales … but I would argue that private sales fall outside of this holding.

    Anyone else read it that way?

  3. Carl in Chicago says:

    That should be:

    The Court’s opinion should not be taken to cast doubt on … laws imposing conditions and qualifications on the commercial sale of arms.

  4. +1 to Mike Gallo.

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