According to a 47-page opinion by U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake, “guns that were regulated by the state of Maryland last year, including AR-15 and AK-style rifles (as well as other magazine fed, semi-auto rifles with certain features), “fall outside Second Amendment protection as dangerous and unusual arms.”
If this ruling stands, it will result in legal creep.
The next round of anti-Second Amendment advocates will argue that since an AR-15 does not come under the protection of the Second Amendment, all single shot weapons that hold more than a single bullet must be banned as well since an AR-15 is no more an assault rifle than a single shot rifle, because that’s what an AR-15 is.
Charlton Heston made the point at the 2000 NRA Convention and immortalized the words “From My Cold, Dead Hands!”
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