Thread: [Continuation] The Trump Presidency Part III
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Old 25th August 2017, 11:11 AM   #35
Bob001
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Originally Posted by Fast Eddie B View Post
1) Is there a hidden message being sent by the way you chose to spell government above?

2) The question itself raises legitimate due process concerns.

1/ I'm sure it's intended to adopt the vernacular of the barely literate Trumpians who see "gummint" as the enemy.

2/ "Defective" might be a stretch, but the law would presume -- subject to appeal -- that a person who has been determined to be incompetent to handle his own financial affairs is also incompetent to buy a firearm. Maybe too broad, but not much different from imposing a similar restriction on someone who has been committed to a mental hospital. And the restriction would only be on new purchases, not continued possession of guns someone already owns.
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