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originally posted by: Asktheanimals
"what prevents the same from happening with prescription drugs?"
You just laid out the next step in their strip your freedoms agenda.
Anyone on antidepressants or Schedule 2 pain meds will be next.
originally posted by: marg6043
a reply to: infolurker
first of all, the 9th circuit court is not the supreme court, this is still open for appeals.
Second the 9th circuit court did not created a new law, the base their ruling using the Public Safety and Recreation Firearms Use Protection Act.
So this is base on existing laws, now how this will be extended to cover people using marijuana cards holders is base on interpretation, but is still open for scrutiny by the supreme court.
Now how far does the now many gun owners that will lose their licensing under this interpretation of the law will go to keep their second amendment.
Next is the Supreme court.
This will be a very interesting issue to keep an eye on.
originally posted by: ColdChillin
a reply to: MichiganSwampBuck
Bro, if you think you aren't on a list and your IP addresses used to log in to sites like this one aren't known and catalogued...I mean, you don't actually think that, right?
originally posted by: MysticPearl
Well in a place like CA where it very well could be legalized in a few months, you then wouldn't have to disclose whether or not you're a marijuana user.
They might ask but you can lie. You wouldn't be in a database as you would if you're a medical marijuana user.
Why would this even apply in a state like Oregon? It's legal there. You don't need a medical card.
BTW, there's a loophole. Can't buy guns when a medical marijuana patient but can own guns as a medical marijuana patient. You only forfeit your right to buy new ones. So, stalk up on medicine right before you card expires which happens every year and in the period before renewing it, go buy some guns. Then renew. You've broken no laws if you follow that route.
originally posted by: InFriNiTee
a reply to: infolurker
I guess they've decided that medical cannabis makes people who use it anti-authoritarian. I suppose it's possible, but I think that medical cannabis makes people more intelligent. There's a well-renowned psychiatrist who says that Albert Einstein was very anti-authoritarian. I could have predicted this. They started this experiment in Montana in the last year or two.
I have never had the need to own a firearm beyond a very good pellet gun. I'm starting to think overall that Portugal or Spain might be the best places to live in the world.