Monday, May 18, 2020

Malum Probibitum

Gun laws make guns bad because someone says guns are bad.
The problem with gun laws is that they are Malum Probibitum, which is defined at Cornell Law School as “An act which is immoral because it is illegal; not necessarily illegal because it is immoral.”
Malum Prohibitum contrasts with Malum in Se, defined as “An innately immoral act, regardless of whether it is forbidden by law.”
Read the rest at Ammoland 

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