“dangerous and unusual weapons”

October 26, 2012

  • 406 Weapons
  • 406I In General
  • 406k102 Constitutional, Statutory, and Regulatory Provisions
  • 406k107 Construction
  • 406k107(4) k. What Guns Are Allowed.

406 WeaponsThe Second Amendment right to bear arms did not extend to the defendant’s possession of a homemade machine gun in his home, as machine guns constituted dangerous and unusual weapons not typically possessed by law-abiding citizens for lawful purposes.
United States v. Henry, 688 F.3d 637 (9th Cir. 2012)
Suggested by Mark Thacker, Lawyer; Ropers, Majeski, Kohn & Bentley; San Jose, CA