Tag: 2nd Amendment

Freedom and Guns

The right of the people to keep and bear arms is an extension of the natural right to self-defense and a hallmark of personal sovereignty. It is specifically insulated from governmental interference by the Constitution and has historically been the…

The Elephant in the Room – an Armed Citizenry

“What if the American government ever “goes bad” and becomes a police state? That tyrannical government, if it could enlist the willing support of every American soldier and every American law enforcement officer, which is doubtful, would field perhaps a…

Democide

“They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.”  Benjamin Franklin The right to self-defense is a natural right given to us by GOD! It is not up for debate or…

The Left’s Gun Control Fetish

I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.  Thomas Jefferson The right to keep and bear arms is anathema to an ever-growing anti-gun lobby, united in their belief that guns are the root cause of the senseless violence that has become…

Don’t Do Something, Do the Right Thing!

It is the oldest mistake in Congress. “We must do something!” It’s a classic error of logic known as appelare desperadi, the appeal to desperation. It inevitably leads to disaster. You must do the right thing, not just anything. This…

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…

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…

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…

You Should Carry a Concealed Firearm

Doctor John Lott is the president and one of the principal researchers at the Crime Prevention Research Center. Dr. Lott recently reminded us that guns save lives and stop mass murder. I’d forgotten about a few of these situations, though I’m sure…

We are Now Choosing Between Guns and Words

The authors of the Bill of Rights created the Second Amendment(1) for a purpose.  They wanted politicians to treat The People as equals despite the great strength of The Federal Government.  President Obama’s anti-gun proposals restrict the already weak right…

The Debate Isn’t About Guns

The left would confiscate every firearm in America if they could.  Their agenda has nothing to do about protecting lives – it’s all about power and control. American gun owners are thankfully waking up to respond with a powerful argument…

Executive Orders Are Not Law

I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery. Thomas Jefferson Biden is now threatening to issue executive orders to enact gun reform, circumventing the need for a divided Congress to pass legislation.  Can he do that? Probably! Is it legal?  NO! An…