Eugene Volokh has a summary of the ruling from the 11th circuit. Eugene Volokh speaks of the entertainment value also, but a pipe bomb is a destructive device. You can have plenty of fun with things that go boom without making a destructive device. Just ask Joe. Of course, this is ignoring the “defense from tyrannical government” argument, which I think is important, but I think the government should have power to regulate explosive ordnance, or other items that have little use for self-defense, and pose an inherent risk to the community, no matter how responsible a person is.
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