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Re: “Reader: Aren't nuclear weapons arms?

"OK Dave H. Since you want to cite the Militia Act of 1790, when are you called to muster?" - Dave T.

Doesn't matter. The right to arms belongs to the people. Participation in a militia is not a prerequisite to the right. The Militia Act I cited simply gives an idea as to what "arms" consist of and has no bearing on who has the right.


"Hint: Look up the Militia Act of 1903. It states who the Well Regulated Militia is."

Nope. It states who the organized and reserve militia is. The term "well regulated" appears nowhere in it. But again, the right is not reserved to the militia, it belongs to the people.

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Posted by Dave H on 11/20/2017 at 2:42 PM

Re: “Reader: Aren't nuclear weapons arms?

OK Dave H. Since you want to cite the Militia Act of 1790, when are you called to muster?

Hint: Look up the Militia Act of 1903. It states who the Well Regulated Militia is.

Another hint: It's not you. Or Holmes. Or Richard Nascak. Or Jay Whynotaskme. Or Oath Keepers. Or the idiot at the Bundy Ranch pointing his gun at BLM agents.

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Posted by Dave T. on 11/20/2017 at 1:14 PM

Re: “El Paso County jail is home to people too poor to pay fines or make bail

@apathetic Oh yeah, this poor poor victim. She was in possession of methamphetamine. Not much sympathy here. It's not news to anyone that it is ILLEGAL to posses meth. So she ended up in jail? Good!

Posted by Mike Randall on 11/20/2017 at 10:59 AM

Re: “Transgender Day of Remembrance to be observed Nov. 20

clueless but proud, heartless, old fart teabaggers on full display in this village... oh how the times are changing and these dinosaurs cannot handle the truth!!

Posted by happyfew on 11/20/2017 at 10:53 AM

Re: “Transgender Day of Remembrance to be observed Nov. 20

Holmes:

Spell check is your friend. Dispicable?

Again...a rant with no supporting data. If you are trying to convince people to rethink their positions, you have failed.

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Posted by Bill W. on 11/20/2017 at 8:07 AM

Re: “Loving Vincent

A amazing, unique film. I felt immersed in Van Gogh's world not as an observer, but as a pigment in his paint. The textures, the colors, the rendering of his art. Please do not miss this, especially if you are a painter or you love paintings!

Posted by Polly Idol Dunlop on 11/19/2017 at 9:26 PM

Re: “Transgender Day of Remembrance to be observed Nov. 20

Our Country is going to hell in a hand basket! Very dispicable.

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Posted by Holmes on 11/19/2017 at 10:05 AM

Re: “Reader: Notary misconduct is not unique

Notarization is a relic and has no purpose in modern society. Fortunately the affidavits in question did not require notarization in the first place!

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Posted by Holmes on 11/19/2017 at 10:03 AM

Re: “Reader: Aren't nuclear weapons arms?

Liberals are so precious!! Needy, intolerant, deviant and self-absorbed, but still precious! :)

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Posted by Holmes on 11/19/2017 at 9:56 AM

Re: “One chronicle of street (and other sexual) harassment in Colorado Springs

I feel very sorry for any woman who suffers this type of abuse. As a woman who is 5`8" and strong I don't suffer as much because I adopt an intimidating persona in public places and if someone is rude or out of line I address it immediately and forcefully. I would suggest that small or frail women carry a stun gun.

Posted by Shannon Simmons on 11/19/2017 at 12:20 AM

Re: “Spring's downtown bicycle infrastructure progresses despite growing pains

Feels like the majority residents do not matter and only very small interest group does. Not at all happy with the changes dowtown.. Just more traffic issues and less ability to get to shops.

Posted by Cher Fenn-Young on 11/18/2017 at 6:09 PM

Re: “DJ Gravity's Sound Advice

Sound advice is right! Thank you for shining a spotlight on one of the cities greatest! GRAVITY!

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Posted by BFunk4Lf on 11/18/2017 at 3:06 PM

Re: “Pikes Peak Market holds soft opening

I hope Pikes Peak Market Place opens a facebook page soon. We were just in there and it is great.

Posted by Cheryl Murphy Barry on 11/18/2017 at 1:20 PM

Re: “Reader: Progressives want to steal America as we know it

Odin;
Your insult notwithstanding, I would NOT be charged with a crime if I smashed an AK-47 or some Bushmaster xm15 model. The Constitution protects the rights of individuals, NOT the rights of inanimate objects.
I agree that keeping and bearing arms IS protected, BUT, there is NO provision in the Constitution protecting some imaginary right to manufacture a SPECIFIC kind of weapon, and there are laws currently regulating and/or banning the importation of any number of manufactured products. If Im not mistaken, there are laws on the books now concerning gun running. And banning the transfer of ownership of semi-automatic weapons in no way violates the owners right to keep a legally owned semi-automatic weapon or to bear it in some manner.
Youre going to have to come up with something better than an insult to justify the seemingly unlimited proliferation of semi-automatic weaponry.

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Posted by asawatcher on 11/18/2017 at 11:32 AM

Re: “El Paso County jail is home to people too poor to pay fines or make bail

so county wasted mY TAX money? FUDGE! and randall makes a joke? make him pay the cost

Posted by apathetic on 11/18/2017 at 10:59 AM

Re: “Say it with sausage

where can you find good blutwurst in this town, or the next, or the state???

Posted by jeff maschler on 11/18/2017 at 9:48 AM

Re: “Reader: Progressives want to steal America as we know it

Wow. That is a very big leap - from citing an example of a country that has implemented gun control laws to there being a domestic conspiracy of progressive boogeymen plotting to steal the government, take all the guns and/or kill everyone. Besides the fact that the enemy you fear doesnt exist, stealing the governments already been done, so try to think of a more novel approach.

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Posted by rangesaf on 11/17/2017 at 11:32 PM

Re: “Reader: Aren't nuclear weapons arms?

To Dave H. - Thank you. That was the best explanation of the defining terms of the 2nd amendment I have read. The 2nd amendment, as with the rest of of the constitution, was the product of thoughtful consideration, experience, and historical precedent. I wish more people would take the time to understand these fundamental principles.

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Posted by rangesaf on 11/17/2017 at 11:16 PM

Re: “Reader: Aren't nuclear weapons arms?

"Some have made the argument, bordering on the frivolous, that only those arms in existence in the 18th century are protected by the Second Amendment. We do not interpret constitutional rights that way. Just as the First Amendment protects modern forms of communications, e.g., Reno v. American Civil Liberties Union, 521 U. S. 844, 849 (1997), and the Fourth Amendment applies to modern forms of search, e.g., Kyllo v. United States, 533 U. S. 27, 3536 (2001), the Second Amendment extends, prima facie, to all instruments that constitute bearable arms, even those that were not in existence at the time of the founding."

District of Columbia v. Heller,
554 U.S. 570 (2008)

Key words - "bearable arms".

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Posted by Richard Nascak on 11/17/2017 at 10:11 PM

Re: “Tyler Durden returns

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Posted by Rose Wendy on 11/17/2017 at 10:02 PM

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