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Jun 5 - AR-15 Compared to a Swiss Army Knife By Federal Judge
 

 
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"(CNN)In a ruling that compared the AR-15 to a Swiss Army knife, a federal judge overturned California's longtime ban on a*sault weapons on Friday, ruling it violates the Second Amendment's right to bear arms.

Assault weapons have been banned in California since 1989, according to the ruling. The law has been updated several times since it was originally passed.
According to the ruling by U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez of San Diego, the a*sault weapons ban deprives Californians from owning a*sault-style weapons commonly allowed in other states. Benitez issued a permanent injunction Friday so the law cannot be enforced.

"Like the Swiss Army Knife, the popular AR-15 rifle is a perfect combination of home defense weapon and homeland defense equipment," Benitez said in the ruling. "Firearms deemed as 'assault weapons' are fairly ordinary, popular, modern rifles."

AR-15 style weapons have been used in mass shootings

In his ruling, the judge also criticized the news media, writing, "One is to be forgiven if one is persuaded by news media and others that the nation is awash with murderous AR-15 a*sault rifles. The facts, however, do not support this hyperbole, and facts matter."

However, as CNN has previously reported, AR-15 style rifles have been the weapon of choice for numerous mass shooters, including in a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, the Route 91 Harvest musical festival in Las Vegas, a massacre at a church in Texas, the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, the high school in Parkland, Florida, and the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, among others.

Last year, Benitez ruled California's ban on high-capacity magazines was unconstitutional. He also struck down the state's restriction on remote purchases of gun ammunition.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom criticized the ruling Friday, calling AR-15's a "weapon of war."

He said in a statement that the comparison made by the judge between a Swiss Army Knife and the AR-15 "completely undermines the credibility of this decision and is a slap in the face to the families who've lost loved ones to this weapon."
Newsom added: "We're not backing down from this f*ght, and we'll continue pushing for common sense gun laws that will save lives."

The ruling and injunction are stayed for 30 days, during which time the Attorney General may appeal and seek a stay from the Court of Appeals.

California Attorney General Rob Bonta said he will be appealing the ruling. "Today's decision is fundamentally flawed, and we will be appealing it," Bonta said in a news release.

"There is no sound basis in law, fact, or common sense for equating a*sault rifles with swiss army knives — especially on Gun Violence Awareness Day and after the recent shootings in our own California communities," his statement said."

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 2 weeks ago '05        #2
Rockstar718 
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I'm going to create a PAC called Gangs for Guns and get a whole bunch of gang members to go to NRA and republican fund raisers and events and take pictures with the politicians that allow this sh*t and watch how quickly they start changing their tune about this sh*t
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 2 weeks ago '21        #3
LuxG2 
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 2 weeks ago '06        #4
datVAkid 
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 Rockstar718 said
I'm going to create a PAC called Gangs for Guns and get a whole bunch of gang members to go to NRA and republican fund raisers and events and take pictures with the politicians that allow this sh*t and watch how quickly they start changing their tune about this sh*t
And what do you want to come of this?
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 2 weeks ago '20        #5
POWER RAPS  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x2
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 Rockstar718 said
I'm going to create a PAC called Gangs for Guns and get a whole bunch of gang members to go to NRA and republican fund raisers and events and take pictures with the politicians that allow this sh*t and watch how quickly they start changing their tune about this sh*t

Cops tried to pick a n*gga up over a Swiss Army knife a few times when stop and frisk was going on in nyc
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 2 weeks ago '18        #6
SFamilyRep  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x4
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 datVAkid said
And what do you want to come of this?
Pure mayham and the destruction of the NRA
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 2 weeks ago '06        #7
datVAkid 
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 SFamilyRep said
Pure mayham and the destruction of the NRA
fu*k that, with the advantage the NRA brings, allows black people to legally and properly arm themselves for protection.

You think destroying the nra is going to stop gun violence, then you are pouring water on a grease fire
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 2 weeks ago '18        #8
SFamilyRep  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x4
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 datVAkid said
fu*k that, with the advantage the NRA brings, allows black people to legally and properly arm themselves for protection.

You think destroying the nra is going to stop gun violence, then you are pouring water on a grease fire
The NRA doesn’t do sh*t and they don’t do sh*t for black people. There’s no advantage to anything. The NRA can cease to exist tonight and nothing would change. The right to bear arms is in the constitution not some NRA constitution.
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 2 weeks ago '06        #9
datVAkid 
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 SFamilyRep said
The NRA doesn’t do sh*t and they don’t do sh*t for black people. There’s no advantage to anything. The NRA can cease to exist tonight and nothing would change. The right to bear arms is in the constitution not some NRA constitution.
NRA has a large influence in gun laws and also cases were 2A was at question.

Just because there is a 2a there are states that don't allow gun possession.

Any national gun law that allows honest people to protect themselves, im for it, within reason.

 2 weeks ago '16        #10
MadMarlo 
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 datVAkid said
NRA has a large influence in gun laws and also cases were 2A was at question.

Just because there is a 2a there are states that don't allow gun possession.

Any national gun law that allows honest people to protect themselves, im for it, within reason.
What states don't allow gun possession?

The NRA is a corrupt organization that doesn't care for gun rights when it come to black ppl.

The are more gun organizations you should learn about ..


Smh
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 2 weeks ago '17        #11
QdobaCasanova 
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 Rockstar718 said
I'm going to create a PAC called Gangs for Guns and get a whole bunch of gang members to go to NRA and republican fund raisers and events and take pictures with the politicians that allow this sh*t and watch how quickly they start changing their tune about this sh*t
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 2 weeks ago '04        #12
gh3tto 
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itt most people dont understand how calis a*sault ban actually works

you can buy an ar-15 or any other magazine fed semi auto rn and always could


it has to be either "featureless" or fixed magazine

its conceptually stupid b.c the firearm functions the same

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 2 weeks ago '14        #13
TooFatToFish 
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 datVAkid said
fu*k that, with the advantage the NRA brings, allows black people to legally and properly arm themselves for protection.

You think destroying the nra is going to stop gun violence, then you are pouring water on a grease fire
I remember all those Philando Castile marches the NRA set up.

And when they hit the news circuit bringing attention and awareness to it.

How could I forget about that?!?
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 2 weeks ago '05        #14
Rockstar718 
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 datVAkid said
And what do you want to come of this?
Have them face their hypocrisy head on
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 2 weeks ago '06        #15
cleavon15  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x4
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 SFamilyRep said
The NRA doesn’t do sh*t and they don’t do sh*t for black people. There’s no advantage to anything. The NRA can cease to exist tonight and nothing would change. The right to bear arms is in the constitution not some NRA constitution.
I swear y’all don’t research and just argue for fu*ks sake. The article is clearly showing how the second amendment can be violated. If no one says anything, it’ll continue. That’s why we have groups like the NRA.

A lot of sh*t would change without the NRA. You don’t realize the influence these people had/have.
From your local politician to the White House.

The group helped Otis McDonald, a black Chicago resident, successfully challenge that city’s handgun ban in the Supreme Court. It submitted amicus briefs on behalf of black Delaware residents challenging that state’s ban on guns in public housing. The NRA took up the cause of Shaneen Allen, a black Pennsylvanian who was arrested in New Jersey after she mistakenly believed her state’s concealed carry license allowed her to bring her gun across the Delaware River.
And you completely skipped over his point. A group doesn’t have to do anything directly for you. They’re keeping doors open that we’re sneaking through.
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 7 days ago '20        #16
Xiox  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x1
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 7 days ago '19        #17
Megaman 
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 Eclectic said



"(CNN)In a ruling that compared the AR-15 to a Swiss Army knife, a federal judge overturned California's longtime ban on a*sault weapons on Friday, ruling it violates the Second Amendment's right to bear arms.

Assault weapons have been banned in California since 1989, according to the ruling. The law has been updated several times since it was originally passed.
According to the ruling by U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez of San Diego, the a*sault weapons ban deprives Californians from owning a*sault-style weapons commonly allowed in other states. Benitez issued a permanent injunction Friday so the law cannot be enforced.

"Like the Swiss Army Knife, the popular AR-15 rifle is a perfect combination of home defense weapon and homeland defense equipment," Benitez said in the ruling. "Firearms deemed as 'assault weapons' are fairly ordinary, popular, modern rifles."

AR-15 style weapons have been used in mass shootings

In his ruling, the judge also criticized the news media, writing, "One is to be forgiven if one is persuaded by news media and others that the nation is awash with murderous AR-15 a*sault rifles. The facts, however, do not support this hyperbole, and facts matter."

However, as CNN has previously reported, AR-15 style rifles have been the weapon of choice for numerous mass shooters, including in a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, the Route 91 Harvest musical festival in Las Vegas, a massacre at a church in Texas, the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, the high school in Parkland, Florida, and the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, among others.

Last year, Benitez ruled California's ban on high-capacity magazines was unconstitutional. He also struck down the state's restriction on remote purchases of gun ammunition.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom criticized the ruling Friday, calling AR-15's a "weapon of war."

He said in a statement that the comparison made by the judge between a Swiss Army Knife and the AR-15 "completely undermines the credibility of this decision and is a slap in the face to the families who've lost loved ones to this weapon."
Newsom added: "We're not backing down from this f*ght, and we'll continue pushing for common sense gun laws that will save lives."

The ruling and injunction are stayed for 30 days, during which time the Attorney General may appeal and seek a stay from the Court of Appeals.

California Attorney General Rob Bonta said he will be appealing the ruling. "Today's decision is fundamentally flawed, and we will be appealing it," Bonta said in a news release.

"There is no sound basis in law, fact, or common sense for equating a*sault rifles with swiss army knives — especially on Gun Violence Awareness Day and after the recent shootings in our own California communities," his statement said."


This is fake and taken completely out of context for dramatic effect.

OP you need use credible sources if you want to post news links here.

Everyone knows that CNN is the worlds largest and most egregious propaganda network. You know this too, yet you still posted it here? Why?
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 7 days ago '19        #18
Megaman 
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 MadMarlo said
What states don't allow gun possession?

The NRA is a corrupt organization that doesn't care for gun rights when it come to black ppl.

The are more gun organizations you should learn about ..


Smh
NYC and Allegheny County in PA for starters.
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 7 days ago '11        #19
Trolling 
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CA gun restrictions have racist roots. I see no problem with this. Bang bang
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 7 days ago '05        #20
bi0  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x2
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It does alil bit of everything including Turing a person into Swiss cheese

 7 days ago '09        #21
Zao 
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When I get my gun rights back ima get one and put a red dot on it like COD

 7 days ago '16        #22
Illogic 
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 Eclectic said



"(CNN)In a ruling that compared the AR-15 to a Swiss Army knife, a federal judge overturned California's longtime ban on a*sault weapons on Friday, ruling it violates the Second Amendment's right to bear arms.

Assault weapons have been banned in California since 1989, according to the ruling. The law has been updated several times since it was originally passed.
According to the ruling by U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez of San Diego, the a*sault weapons ban deprives Californians from owning a*sault-style weapons commonly allowed in other states. Benitez issued a permanent injunction Friday so the law cannot be enforced.

"Like the Swiss Army Knife, the popular AR-15 rifle is a perfect combination of home defense weapon and homeland defense equipment," Benitez said in the ruling. "Firearms deemed as 'assault weapons' are fairly ordinary, popular, modern rifles."

AR-15 style weapons have been used in mass shootings

In his ruling, the judge also criticized the news media, writing, "One is to be forgiven if one is persuaded by news media and others that the nation is awash with murderous AR-15 a*sault rifles. The facts, however, do not support this hyperbole, and facts matter."

However, as CNN has previously reported, AR-15 style rifles have been the weapon of choice for numerous mass shooters, including in a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, the Route 91 Harvest musical festival in Las Vegas, a massacre at a church in Texas, the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, the high school in Parkland, Florida, and the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, among others.

Last year, Benitez ruled California's ban on high-capacity magazines was unconstitutional. He also struck down the state's restriction on remote purchases of gun ammunition.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom criticized the ruling Friday, calling AR-15's a "weapon of war."

He said in a statement that the comparison made by the judge between a Swiss Army Knife and the AR-15 "completely undermines the credibility of this decision and is a slap in the face to the families who've lost loved ones to this weapon."
Newsom added: "We're not backing down from this f*ght, and we'll continue pushing for common sense gun laws that will save lives."

The ruling and injunction are stayed for 30 days, during which time the Attorney General may appeal and seek a stay from the Court of Appeals.

California Attorney General Rob Bonta said he will be appealing the ruling. "Today's decision is fundamentally flawed, and we will be appealing it," Bonta said in a news release.

"There is no sound basis in law, fact, or common sense for equating a*sault rifles with swiss army knives — especially on Gun Violence Awareness Day and after the recent shootings in our own California communities," his statement said."


People think because you have a high profile job it makes you intelligent. sh*t I make mad money and I am
No genius
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Top 10 most slapped recently  7 days ago '20        #23
Mysticman  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x14
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When you say the founding fathers wanted us to keep guns they say "hell yeah brother" but when it comes to gay rights they say fu*k the bible, some things need to change If there was mass shootings back during the founding father's time they would have changed them laws quick
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 7 days ago '21        #24
Young Defiant 
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All the school shooters in here lol....
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 7 days ago '21        #25
King856 
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 Rockstar718 said
I'm going to create a PAC called Gangs for Guns and get a whole bunch of gang members to go to NRA and republican fund raisers and events and take pictures with the politicians that allow this sh*t and watch how quickly they start changing their tune about this sh*t
Yeah because no one knows gang members have guns. You not gonna do sh*t but type



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