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Old June 17th, 2010, 11:26 pm
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Re: U.S. Second Amendment: post-Heller

That's the problem with mandatory minimum penalties. As Klio said they are usually passsed during the time of a moral panic, they deny the defendant the basic right to receive a punishment which is proportional to the offence and their prior record.

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