Grabbing guns in US Virgin Islands

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Grabbing guns in US Virgin Islands

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Re: Grabbing guns in US Virgin Islands

Postby Jered » Thu Sep 07, 2017 5:17 am

nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.


Apparently, that's hard to understand for some people. :roll:
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Re: Grabbing guns in US Virgin Islands

Postby scipioafricanus » Thu Sep 07, 2017 11:21 am

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Re: Grabbing guns in US Virgin Islands

Postby Netpackrat » Thu Sep 07, 2017 11:41 am

scipioafricanus wrote:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gun_laws_in_the_United_States_Virgin_Islands

Licensing leads to confiscation.


I can only hope it also leads to litigation. Those are the sorts of restrictions and actions that could result in useful precedent. The third circuit isn't the greatest but eventually scotus will have to start taking gun cases again, and affirming that the Constitution still applies in US territories would seem to be a no-brainer.
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Re: Grabbing guns in US Virgin Islands

Postby HTRN » Sat Sep 09, 2017 2:00 pm

Netpackrat wrote:
scipioafricanus wrote:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gun_laws_in_the_United_States_Virgin_Islands

Licensing leads to confiscation.


I can only hope it also leads to litigation. Those are the sorts of restrictions and actions that could result in useful precedent. The third circuit isn't the greatest but eventually scotus will have to start taking gun cases again, and affirming that the Constitution still applies in US territories would seem to be a no-brainer.

Except, you know, the fact that the constitution doesnt follow the flag, see "insular cases". Its why Guam, Puerto Rico, and the USVI can have such onerous gun laws despite being us holdings.
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Re: Grabbing guns in US Virgin Islands

Postby Netpackrat » Sat Sep 09, 2017 2:55 pm

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/ ... -amendment

Also, I believe Guam is shall issue.
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