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Old 12-18-2018, 03:42 PM
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"NEW YORK (AP) A 1974 New York state ban on nunchucks that was put into place over fears that youth inspired by martial arts movies would create widespread mayhem is unconstitutional under the Second Amendment, a federal court has ruled." https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/...rt/2347167002/
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Gosh, I bet more nunchuck users hurt themselves than others. :-)
Glad that the courts went the right way in this case.
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Wonder if the law was enacted because some kid whacked himself in the head with the chain sticks and next thing you know the mommies are crying into the camera and demanding a law?
Just saw a woman on TV blubbering about how all phone use in cars has to be stopped because her dim-bulb daughter crashed into the back of a parked truck at 70mph while texting. Bet you fifty bucks the mom had ridden with the daughter while the daughter was using the phone and didn't say a word about it.
Now bump stocks are illegal because some idiot let his LBFM wife screw up his mind so bad that he went on a killing spree.
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Well, those are certainly excuses, not reasons, they use to restrict everyone else's liberty. Funny, people who push paternalistic ("for your own good") laws, it's always *other* people's liberties that get trampled, eh?
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"NEW YORK (AP) A 1974 New York state ban on nunchucks that was put into place over fears that youth inspired by martial arts movies would create widespread mayhem is unconstitutional under the Second Amendment, a federal court has ruled." https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/...rt/2347167002/
Unreal. Fears inspired by KUNG FU MOVIES in the 70's made lawmakers fear people would be killing each other in the streets with nunchucks...hence the law. It took FOURTY FOUR years to undo that ridiculousness.

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So, what about the billy club? Shouldn't that also be legal? Many states and localities outlaw them for some reason but they are simple and effective weapons.
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Unreal. Fears inspired by KUNG FU MOVIES in the 70's made lawmakers fear people would be killing each other in the streets with nunchucks...hence the law. It took FOURTY FOUR years to undo that ridiculousness.

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You are right. same with switch blades. 70s movies portrayed them as the preferred method of killing innocent people so there was an outcry because everyone knows "autos" are scarier than a kitchen knife.
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But 11 rounds in a magazine is illegal???
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Cool! maybe one day you guys can have slingshots too!
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What's the ruling on asshat clowns juggling bowling pins - high capacity assault weapons.
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