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I found this interesting article about the right to bear or carry stun guns/weapons.

"The Supreme Court is being asked to decide—in a case challenging a Massachusetts ban on the private possession of a stun gun, or a 'portable device or weapon from which an electrical current, impulse, wave or beam is designed to incapacitate temporarily, injure or kill....' "

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/...-but-what-about-electrical-arms-or-stun-guns/
 

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The mass supreme court argues it is a thoroughly modern invention and therefore not protected... So television , radio, internet etc should not be protected under the first amendment?

Then they say it's not readily apdaptible to use in the military... When they have spent years arguing that guns used in the military have no place in public hands

There is no limit to the their hypocrisy.
 

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Perfectly legal here in Florida.
 

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The mass supreme court argues it is a thoroughly modern invention and therefore not protected... So television , radio, internet etc should not be protected under the first amendment?

Then they say it's not readily apdaptible to use in the military... When they have spent years arguing that guns used in the military have no place in public hands

There is no limit to the their hypocrisy.
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It all comes down to who we allow to define "arms".:scratch:
arms (ärmz)
noun
1. weapons and ammunition; armaments.

Technically speaking, a knife is "arms." A club is "arms." Certainly a stun-gun/taser is a form of arms.
 

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Yes but a wooden walking cane can be used offensively or defensively. The TSA doesn't consider it to be a "weapon/arms" and will allow you to board an aircraft with one, but in some locales it is considered to be a "weapon/arms" simply because some Govts. have given themselves the authority to define things any way they see fit. Try to board an aircraft with a shovel and see what they say. Is it a "weapon"? Technically a 2X4 can be used as a weapon even though it is not defined or registered as such anywhere I know of. Just like they classify an AR as an "assault weapon" or a "sniper rifle". Semantics that can land you in jail. And we now live in an age where words can mean almost anything. It's that old "you might use this for that" thang and if we are going to prosecute people for whatever they "might do" then we're in serious trouble.
 

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The mass court is not only wrong, but borderline derelict; the spirit behind the 2A is that the populace has the right to bear arms equal to that of an entity which the government controls (e.g. army). Ergo, it is a plausible argument that the 2A specifically enumerates the right to have not-yet-invented-weaponry
 

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I think people have a right to personal atomic weapons. How's that?

This is why you don't live in MA. I mean, come on. It's almost like they want you to be totally defenseless....oh wait....
 
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