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Second Amendment

Should London Riot Victims Have the Right to Bear Arms?

August 10, 2011

The Daily Telegraph’s Nile Gardiner raises an interesting question: do the London riots demonstrate a need for the right to bear arms?  Unlike the United States where the right to bear arms is constitutionally protected, the United Kingdom has such a phobia of firearms that most police officers don’t even carry them.  One thing the [...]

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Mayor Bloomberg Worries About Arizona as NYC Risks Going Pre-Giuliani

February 1, 2011

Mike Bloomberg may not have the balls to confront the public sector unions that refuse to plow New York City after a snowstorm, but let’s cut the mayor some slack.  He’s planning something much more important.  Like sending undercover investigators to gun shows . . . in Arizona! Maybe Bloomberg thinks he has accomplished everything [...]

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Gun Rights Preserved at Local Level

June 28, 2010

Today, the Supreme Court ruled that the Second Amendment also applies to state and local guns laws.  The 5-4 decision in McDonald v. Chicago reiterated that you have the right to own a gun for use in protection of your home and/or property.  This decision was not intended to limit any bans on felons or [...]

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Where Does Obama Stand on Gun Rights?

June 29, 2008

We’ve all seen the video from February where Obama agreed wholeheartedly with the 32-year-old DC gun ban, then when the Supreme Court interpreted the 2nd Amendment to mean what it says last week, he was for that too even though it overturned the 32-year-old DC gun ban. This incident recently reminded me of something my [...]

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Gun Rights Preserved by One Vote

June 26, 2008

The Supreme Court has obviously been a little bipolar lately… who am I kidding?  Justice Kennedy wants to be the powerful/swing justice on the court as he voted today with the Four Good Justices to uphold the Second Amendment.  It was a Scalia v. Stevens battle, with Scalia happily on the winning side.  Justice Antonin Scalia wrote a [...]

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