DC Circuit strikes down handgun ban

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    EDIT: Mods, please close this thread as there is another one on this topic already going. Thank you.
     
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    'Scuse me. I don't quite get the point of anything odd about "...conservatives are all of a sudden in favor of the courts stepping in to protect personal liberties."

    Well, the "all of a sudden" part, is odd. That is, I always thought courts have an obligation to protect personal liberties. How is that a liberal or conservative premise?

    SFAIK, it is more a liberal view than a conservative view as to the Constitution being a "living document" and favoring judicial activism. Okay, that's just political philosopy. Different strokes for different folks. But, aren't personal liberties supposed to NOT be a function of one's political views?

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    Fine, but is this thread about the gun ban decision, per se, or about the doings of the judiciary? :)

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