Originally Posted by Wolfdad
"shall not be infringed"
This argument needs to end, because it makes gun rights crowd look bullheaded, stubborn, and uneducated.
Let me give you another example:
"Congress shall make no law [...] abridging the freedom of speech"
And yet the FCC exists, restricting content of broadcasts.
When you start standing up for full-blown, hard-core porn to be broadcast on NBC at 7pm, then you can make the "shall not be infringed" arguments.
As for the Supreme Court on AWB/magazine restrictions, it has yet to be determined. "Heller" said reasonable restrictions are acceptable. "McDonald" said that applies to the States as well. And "Reasonable" has yet to be decided, but I'm willing to bet a case will be coming soon, probably out of New York, that will help make that determination.