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Thomas, in an opinion shortly after the case failed to muster the required four-justice approval to continue, suggested that his colleagues have been insulated from everyday life for too long.
“For those of us who work in marbled halls, guarded constantly by a vigilant and dedicated police force, the guarantees of the Second Amendment might seem antiquated and superfluous,” Thomas wrote.
“But the Framers made a clear choice: They reserved to all Americans the right to bear arms for self-defense. I do not think we should stand by idly while a State denies its citizens that right, particularly when their very lives may depend on it,” he added.
Thomas went on to note that the California case provided the court a prime opportunity to provide long-needed clarification in the 2nd Amendment debate.
“The Second Amendment’s core purpose further supports the conclusion that the right to bear arms…
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