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U.S. v Emerson

Emerson Case Being Appealed to the Supreme Court!!!

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Full text of the Emerson 5th Circuit ruling:

Quotable, indeed.

We reject the collective rights and sophisticated collective rights models for interpreting the Second Amendment. We hold, consistent with Miller, that it protects the right of individuals, including those not then actually a member of any militia or engaged in active military service or training, to privately possess and bear their own firearms...

U.S. v Emerson
Fifth Circuit Court
October 16, 2001

On our website

Defense Fund $$ Needed for Emerson Appeal!!!


Brady Slanders Emerson, Continues Promoting Lies
   by Angel Shamaya & Sean Oberle

Anti-gun Group Applauds Their Own Defeat
   by Angel Shamaya


A Big Win for the Insurrectionists
   by Attorney Robert B. Beauchamp

On the Emerson Ruling
   by Attorney David T. Hardy

U.S. v. Emerson Ruling Is In:  Celebrate -- With Reservations
   by John G. Lankford, J.D.

About the Emerson Ruling
John Merrett, Attorney

How much I love the United States v. Emerson decision
Ray Pittman, Attorney


Quotes from the Emerson ruling

Origins of "The Origins of the Second Amendment"
   by Michael V. Pelletier

A Case of the Missing "Shall Not Infringe"
   by Gary Marbut Montana Shooting Sports Association

Emerson Bear -- a cartoon
   by Scott Bieser

CCRKBA Press Release on Emerson Ruling

SAF Press Release on Emerson Ruling

On Other Websites

The actual text of the Emerson ruling
   (Also archived On Our Site if they move their copy)

Second Amendment Foundation's Emerson files

Media Coverage

Original Source
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Reason Magazine (10/23/2001)
Baltimore Sun (10/23/2001) Balt. Sun
New York Post (10/22/2001) NY Post (10/22/2001)
Tampa Tribune (10/22/2001) Tamp. Trib.
Austin American Statesman (10/22/01) Austin RANT!
U.S. News (10/19/01) US News
FOX News (10/17/01) FOX
Washington Post (10/17/01) WA Post
Washington Times (10/18/01) WA Times
Los Angeles Times (10/17/01) LA Times
New York Times (10/17/01) NY Times
Associated Press (10/17/01) AP story
National Review (10/18/01) NRO
Houston Chronicle (10/17/2001) Houston
WSJ's Best of the Web (10/17/01) WSJ
Neal Knox (10/17/01) Knox
World Net Daily (10/17/01) WND
NRA (10/17/01) NRA
Dallas Morning News (10/16/2001) Dallas
Can our form of government, our system of justice, survive if one can be denied a freedom because he might abuse it? HARLON CARTER

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