Category: Gun Rights

SCOTUS and the 2nd Amendment

“The Constitution is not a living organism. It’s a legal document, and it says what it says and doesn’t say what it doesn’t say.” Justice Antonin Scalia State legislators denied the ordinary person the right to bear arms in New…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Biden’s Assault on the 2nd Amendment

Supporters of gun control have long called for a national database of gun owners. However, as it stands today, there is no national registry.  In fact, the Firearms Owners Protection Act of 1986 prohibits against the establishment of a national…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Rights Trump Politics

Politics are real. Politics sets priorities between competing public interests. The process is never perfect. It gets ugly when existing political interests work against your individual rights. Let’s take an easy example first. Suppose you want to gather people together…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Media Betrayal

We learn more when we listen than when we speak. I sat with some young lawyers who are far smarter than I am. After a while, they politely asked about my interests, and then asked me about mass murder with…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

AR-15 Ban Ruled Unconstitutional in California

In a 94 page decision, Judge Roger T. Benitez of California’s ruled that the ban on AR-style rifles is unconstitutional. Read the judge’s decision yourself since he wrote in language that even a journalist can understand. At best I can summarize a…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Christians and the 2nd Amendment

Natural allies aren’t always bosom buddies.   But they can be a powerful force to defend our rights and liberties against hostile government initiatives. Freedom requires such coalitions. Those of us concerned about religious freedom and constitutional liberties have ample reason…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Democrats get the Gun Control they Voted For

Rob Morse writes that “some of my friends are democrats. Many are gun owners. They call themselves “pro-gun” Democrats. I’m struggling to figure out what that means. So far, democrat politicians are keeping their promise to disarm honest gun owners.”…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Why Do Good Men Do Nothing?

Why do good men do nothing in the face of evil, especially when evil aggressively invades their lives? The question has relevance to those who value the tradition of individual freedom; a tradition that includes not only freedom of speech,…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Complex Lies and Simple Truths

Life is complex. Sure, in the time of Covid you can tell everyone to stay home and starve, but they won’t do it. They won’t do it even though you’re emperor Cuomo of New York. Even with all your wealth…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email