Tag Archive for Gun Rights

‘Open Carry’ States

Gun-rights advocates see the practice of carrying firearms in plain view as a way to normalize gun ownership and deter crime, while gun-control activists believe carrying guns in stores and restaurants is disruptive to the public and encourages violence. Recently, Target, Starbucks and Chipotle have…

Conflicting Stories and Common Threads

“The more we do to you, the less you seem to believe we are doing it.” – Dr. Josef Mengele, German SS officer Around 100 B.C., Rome had no fire department, and army general/politician Marcus Lacinius Crassus established a personal…

S. 2587, Lawful Ivory Protection Act

 S. 2587, the Lawful Ivory Protection Act, would amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to allow for some exemptions on the possession of ivory. It would not allow the production of new goods, but would allow those made before…

Beretta Heads for Tennessee

Businesses may not be able to vote, but that doesn’t mean that they’re not responsive to policies enacted by lawmakers that could hurt them. This usually revolves around tax policy and/or regulations. But other policies can have a similar effect. And Beretta,…