THE SCOTUS gave would-be dictators a fig leaf in Heller when they allowed as how it was possible that reasonable gun regulation could exist.
Can we come up with the appropriate wolf/sheep metaphor to encapsulate the notion of the government deciding what’s “reasonable”?
CHILDREN OF THE
CORN LEFT frequently blather that it’s better that a thousand guilty men go free than that one man be punished unjustly.
What’s the reciprocal or commutative formulation for victims? That a thousand victims should suffer rather than a guilty man get his just deserts without a bend-over-backward-to-cater-to-the-criminal-bar trial and endless make-the-lawyers-rich appeals?
I mean: fair’s fair.