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… This Case was Not the Victory that the Loonie (Lefties) wanted [#Texas][#voter id]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,August 14th,2015

.. by the reportage of the LameStreamMedia , you would think that the ObamaCraps and the Loonies won an overwhelming victory . Not so ..

.. there are a couple of large and significant reasons why : …

[-] Supreme Court Precedent — Crawford v Marion Cty Elections Board [Indiana] was a 7 to 2 ruling . It was also a recent ruling , under the Roberts Court , with many of the same parties on SCOTUS [except Sotomayor and Kagan] ..

[-] It was a panel ruling — and a 2 to 1 ruling at that …

[-] the 5th Circuit is still a fairly strong conservative court of appeals — you then go for an en banc panel [basically the full court] , and goodbye ruling …

.. [h/t — HotAir.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. that is why this ruling will not last …

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… Earth to D.C. [#pro gun rights]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,August 7th,2014

.. what part of Palmer v DC do you not understand ? ..

.. from the initial flurry of news out of the District , it appears they need to have someone hit them upside the head with a baseball bat in order to get the message …

.. [h/t — TruthRevolt.org]..
.. [link] to the news piece ..

.. it appears that the D.C. City Council is filled with a bunch of anti – gun rights radicals . Some are as bad as the Chairman of the Council Judiciary Committee , who is as bad as it gets ..

.. it also appears that D.C. is going to follow the example of New York Stae and New York City . that State is infamous for its Williams Act , which is basically a ” may issue ” measure . That will not fly here . The Williams Act is notorious for being next – to – impossible to get a gun permit …

.. if you follow the text of Palmer , you will see quotes from Heller , McDonald , Moore v Madigan , and Peruta v Cty of San Diego . That makes it a very , very strong pro – gun rights ruling . It makes Palmer a ” shall – issue ” ruling , in all likelihood . If the D.C. City Council does not get the message , someone else just might do the drafting . Say , like Judge Skilling himself , or Congress . His Lordship would just love that …

..Further research on Judge Skilling shows him to be a moderate conservative . He is familiar with the District , contrary to popular belief . He served for many years on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court [or , F.I.S.C.] , and sat for many cases on the D.C. bench . That is how he got Palmer , due to the game – playing by the judges on the D.C. bench ..

.. there is obviously more to come on this dandy . Stay tuned ….

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… What Part of Court Precedent does the City of Chicago not Understand [gun rights / gun sales]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,July 8th,2014

.. I am talking about court precedent , such as Heller v DC [gun rights] , McDonald v City of Chicago [ditto] , and Moore v. Madigan [likewise] …

.. Mayor Rahm Emmanuel is living dangerously …

.. he has to be reasonable , or the court is going to do the job for him ..

.. [h/t — TruthRevolt]..
.. [link] to the article …

.. until this year , gun sales were effectively prohibited in the City of Chicago . No more . Courtesy of a ruling in a case brought by the Illinois Shooting Sports Federation , Federal Judge Edward Change basically slapped down the city . He has given the city up to 6 months to enact gun store sales regulations . If they do not straighten up and fly right , the judge can enact them by court ruling …

.. if he has to do that , it will be open season in the City . Which City Hall will hate with a passion . Those dummies have to remember , they are still under the precedent from Chang ‘ s original ruling , plus the ruling in Moore v. Madigan . They have to obey it . like it or not …

.. they may wish that the state would appeal Moore to the US Supreme Court , but the anti – gun groups are scared to death . If the Moore precedent is applied nationwide , a whole boatload of gun laws , like the Wiilliams Act and SAFE in New York (for example) would go bye – bye …

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… The Pro – Lifers Win a Big One [#US Supreme Court]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,July 6th,2014

.. and this is my neck of the woods , sort of …

.. this is a SCOTUS case from downstate Ohio . The Susan B. Anthony List ( a well – known pro – life group) wanted to challenge the honesty and veracity of a Congressional candidate [actually a sitting DemoCrap congresscritter] .. Well , the DemoCrap did not like it one bit . He challenged it in front of a body called the Ohio Elections Commission . The O.E.C. found that the ad was supposedly ” false , ” and fined the List a small amount of money . The case though was dropped when the DemoCrap lost his re – election big …

.. [h/t — SCOTUSblog.com]..
.. [link] to the blog news & court opinion …

.. Well , the Susan B. Anthony List did not forget . They sued in federal court , challenging the constitutionality of the Ohio statute . The US Supreme Court ruled today , unaminously , that the action of the O.E.C. was unconstitutional …

.. Now , the List can continue in the federal court . What they may want to do is to challenge the constitutionality of the basic statute , now that they have won the underlying original case …

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