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Forum: National 2A Issues October 1st, 2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,504
Posted By Peaceful John
Lay question: "Not sufficiently tailored" and...

Lay question: "Not sufficiently tailored" and "government's compelling interest" are dog whistles for "strict scrutiny", no?
Forum: National 2A Issues August 20th, 2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,558
Posted By Peaceful John
I don't know why you guys are so adverse to...

I don't know why you guys are so adverse to Ginsberg. I've already made plans to visit her grave after she passes, just not immediately. Figure I'll wait 4 or 5 months so the urine puddles have time...
Forum: National 2A Issues August 17th, 2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 25,338
Posted By Peaceful John
Would not make strategic sense to do imperfect...

Would not make strategic sense to do imperfect work before the en banc panel, thus (nearly) assuring an overturning and circuit split. How might that question be addressed?

Asking for a friend.
Forum: National 2A Issues August 14th, 2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By Peaceful John
"Stayed pending Peruta" for heaven's sake. Does...

"Stayed pending Peruta" for heaven's sake.
Does nobody update these cases?
Forum: National 2A Issues August 10th, 2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 25,338
Posted By Peaceful John
That was then, when it had never been done. Now...

That was then, when it had never been done. Now is now, when you are the man who did it. This is no longer a task for St. Jude.

Use a wingman to bring your case to the NRA / SAF / CalGuns / Safari...
Forum: National 2A Issues August 1st, 2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,542
Posted By Peaceful John
If there is a way for the 9th to untwist their...

If there is a way for the 9th to untwist their knickers on this one, I don't see it. If that is accurate, then their best remaining alternative is to deny en banc and passively watch the future...
Forum: National 2A Issues July 27th, 2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 25,338
Posted By Peaceful John
I understand now. Thank you.

I understand now.

Thank you.
Forum: National 2A Issues July 27th, 2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 25,338
Posted By Peaceful John
Sorry, sir, I do not understand at all. Could you...

Sorry, sir, I do not understand at all. Could you elaborate on the following two points, please?

1: What is a legislative scheme undone?

2: What makes the Panel decision egregious? Wasn't...
Forum: National 2A Issues July 24th, 2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 25,338
Posted By Peaceful John
I don't understand. If the SCoTUS determines that...

I don't understand. If the SCoTUS determines that the protected 2A right is open carry, is that decision not immediately (McDonald) incorporated at the individual state level? Would not that mean...
Forum: National 2A Issues July 24th, 2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 25,338
Posted By Peaceful John
Forget standing before them. At this point they...

Forget standing before them. At this point they should kneel before Wolfwood.

I remember when Wolfwood first posted about Young in early 2013. I thought then that here was a youthful lawyer...
Forum: National 2A Issues February 17th, 2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 34,882
Posted By Peaceful John
How else might this case be decided other than by...

How else might this case be decided other than by implicating strict scrutiny? Until another J. Gorsuch arrives, that might be a bridge too far. From a lay perspective, Silvester will probably bounce...
Forum: National 2A Issues December 14th, 2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 25,338
Posted By Peaceful John
It's reasonable that this might reach SCOTUS late...

It's reasonable that this might reach SCOTUS late 2018, when there might be a second Trump Justice. What a kick if, because of Wolfwood, open carry becomes the enumerated right!
Forum: National 2A Issues December 9th, 2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 24,841
Posted By Peaceful John
It's unclear to me how tying Reciprocity to...

It's unclear to me how tying Reciprocity to home-state permits changes much. There is already state-to-state reciprocity, and with the careful addition of one or two NR licenses the licensee can...
Forum: National 2A Issues December 8th, 2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 24,841
Posted By Peaceful John
I don't understand. Could you expand, please?

I don't understand. Could you expand, please?
Forum: National 2A Issues December 8th, 2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 194,271
Posted By Peaceful John
Los Angeles didn't get the memo.

Los Angeles didn't get the memo.
Forum: National 2A Issues December 6th, 2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 24,841
Posted By Peaceful John
I'm cautiously optimistic. About 5% of the...

I'm cautiously optimistic. About 5% of the national population has a CCW. (https://tinyurl.com/ydegzlg5) That's a huge demographic. There aren't very many Senate races that have a final spread of...
Forum: National 2A Issues November 27th, 2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 52,286
Posted By Peaceful John
Disappointing, but possibly the best conclusion...

Disappointing, but possibly the best conclusion we could hope for given the Court's present makeup. Much better to have denial of cert rather than have to deal with stare decisis issues next term....
Forum: National 2A Issues November 21st, 2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 52,286
Posted By Peaceful John
Thank you,

Thank you,
Forum: National 2A Issues November 21st, 2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 52,286
Posted By Peaceful John
Isn't this the day of the "Norman" conference? ...

Isn't this the day of the "Norman" conference?

I made a note in my calendar but, you know, things get changed.
Forum: National 2A Issues October 18th, 2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 52,286
Posted By Peaceful John
I understand now. Thank you.

I understand now. Thank you.
Forum: National 2A Issues October 17th, 2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 52,286
Posted By Peaceful John
I'm sorry, Dan, I'm unclear on how that can be....

I'm sorry, Dan, I'm unclear on how that can be. The Justia Opinion Summary (Norman) concludes: "The Supreme Court affirmed, holding (1) the State has an important interest in regulating firearms as a...
Forum: National 2A Issues October 17th, 2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 52,286
Posted By Peaceful John
Is it not possible that SCOTUS might vote in...

Is it not possible that SCOTUS might vote in favor of unlicensed open carry as the enumerated right while leaving the prerequisites for the optional licensing concealed carry untouched?
Forum: National 2A Issues October 8th, 2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2,805
Views: 265,819
Posted By Peaceful John
The national budget is ~$4 trillion. A few...

The national budget is ~$4 trillion. A few hundred thousand dollars won't even show up in the footnotes.
Forum: National 2A Issues October 5th, 2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2,805
Views: 265,819
Posted By Peaceful John
That's Step 3. First was Heller ("Keep"). Next...

That's Step 3. First was Heller ("Keep"). Next was Wrenn ("Bear"). Last will be "Infringe".

Infringement suits will go on forever.
Forum: National 2A Issues October 5th, 2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2,805
Views: 265,819
Posted By Peaceful John
Thank you for the correction.

Thank you for the correction.
Forum: National 2A Issues October 4th, 2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2,805
Views: 265,819
Posted By Peaceful John
I think EsqAppellate has stated that orals must...

I think EsqAppellate has stated that orals must be completed by mid-Jan 2018 to expect a decision by the following June. It surely won't take much for our side to postpone orals past that date.
...
Forum: National 2A Issues October 4th, 2017, 05:40 AM
Replies: 2,805
Views: 265,819
Posted By Peaceful John
Concur. DC can't lose anymore. Seeking cert is a...

Concur. DC can't lose anymore. Seeking cert is a "free" bite of the apple.



Perhaps. But if DC saw that as a solution, would not TPM restrictions already be in place?
Forum: National 2A Issues September 30th, 2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 2,805
Views: 265,819
Posted By Peaceful John
Agreed that the risks are higher, but not...

Agreed that the risks are higher, but not necessarily for us. Consider the recent Roy Moore election. Trump caved and supported McConnell's establishment choice, Luther Strange. The voters rebelled...
Forum: National 2A Issues September 30th, 2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2,805
Views: 265,819
Posted By Peaceful John
Jack, My fault. I wasn't clear. The intent...

Jack,

My fault. I wasn't clear. The intent of the opening two questions was to suggest that we indeed have delaying options.
Forum: National 2A Issues September 30th, 2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2,805
Views: 265,819
Posted By Peaceful John
Can't two play that game? Have we no options? ...

Can't two play that game? Have we no options?

The matter doesn't need to be delayed very long, if J. Kennedy remembers his promise to retire at the end of the 2017 session. One more conservative...
Forum: National 2A Issues September 29th, 2017, 12:16 AM
Replies: 2,805
Views: 265,819
Posted By Peaceful John
I'd be surprised if the conservative wing voted...

I'd be surprised if the conservative wing voted to grant cert before they counted to five.

But you may be right. There's Chief Justice Roberts, he of the "ObamaCare is a tax" persuasion. Sometimes...
Forum: National 2A Issues September 23rd, 2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,767
Posted By Peaceful John
Am I the only one who sees statements like that...

Am I the only one who sees statements like that as being self-serving?
Forum: National 2A Issues August 14th, 2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 52,286
Posted By Peaceful John
FIFY

FIFY
Forum: National 2A Issues July 27th, 2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2,805
Views: 265,819
Posted By Peaceful John
With respect, most of my gun-friends in...

With respect, most of my gun-friends in non-permissive states take the position "I can't legally carry, so I won't!"

A man that won't carry in violation of the law will be very slow to revolt in...
Forum: National 2A Issues July 26th, 2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2,805
Views: 265,819
Posted By Peaceful John
I'm a little unclear on this. If en banc reverses...

I'm a little unclear on this. If en banc reverses the panel decision (big IF), would not Wrenn still have standing to seek Cert?
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