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But Textualist Analysis Reveals That in 1790 "Bear Arms" Referred Only to Knives, Swords, and Muzzle-Loading Muskets!

Yes, Nino "It is a Mortal Sin to Disobey the Emperor Nero!" Scalia strikes again:

Scalia Suggests 'Hand-Held Rocket Launchers' Are Protected Under Second Amendment: WALLACE: What about… a weapon that can fire a hundred shots in a minute?

SCALIA: We’ll see. Obviously the Amendment does not apply to arms that cannot be hand-carried — it’s to keep and “bear,” so it doesn’t apply to cannons — but I suppose here are hand-held rocket launchers that can bring down airplanes, that will have to be decided.

Shuriken and numchuks are also clearly excluded…