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Old 07-15-2019, 11:54 AM   #19
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Default Re: The rights and consequences to bear arms in RPGs

Originally Posted by jason taylor View Post
There also might be something that isn't exactly the same as a sumptuary law. Suppose the military gave out swords as a decoration or a symbol of rank? Perhaps in that case the generic "sword" might not be forbidden (because to do so would be a sumptuary law) but a sword identified in a particular way (because it is trademarked).
Speaking of which, a trick people use nowadays to get a right to carry a pistol: since government award pistols come with a carry permit covering specifically this item, people who have no rank but enough money sometimes bribe the officials to be awarded such a gun under for fictional merits.
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