Supreme Court hears second amendment arguments - Brattleboro Reformer

Gun rights are at issue in a case before the Vermont Supreme Court.

"Misch's attorneys have asserted that the ban violates people's right to bear arms for defense under the Vermont Constitution, as well as its prohibition against the passage of laws that benefit only certain people. The Vermont Attorney General's Office, on the other hand, has said the state has a duty to pass reasonable regulations that would protect the public from gun violence. It asked the Supreme Court to evaluate whether the magazine ban is reasonable."

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  • Mark Maloney
    commented 2020-06-27 20:48:53 -0400
    What part of “shall not be infringed” do these people not understand? When we talk about gun violence in Vermont, I would like these gun-grabbers to quantify the numbers…how many ‘assault weapons’, and how many ‘high-capacity magazines’ have been used….EVER! We won’t hear from them, because the real numbers nullify their argument. Enough virtue signaling, already! Our constitution is there, and is valuable for a reason. Any attempt to change the constitution or nullify it should have a good AND valid reason.