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Thread #112313   Message #2375009
Posted By: beardedbruce
26-Jun-08 - 03:19 PM
Thread Name: BS: DC Gun Ban Banned
Subject: RE: BS: DC Gun Ban Banned
and internet did not exist, so the first amendment can't be used there, I guess...

You need to think about the "unintended consequences" of your logic.

Freedom of speech and freedom of the press certainly do not include electronically transmitted or amplified speech, since that was not in existance in 1770. And blogs or discussion threads? Not a chance.