2nd Amendment Under Fire
The reader comments that continue to follow from our Tuesday article about one man’s effort to rally 2nd Amendment supporters for a nonviolent armed march on Washington, D.C., range from all-out enthusiasm for the idea to indignant disdain for firearms and their place in American life.
A study released Tuesday by the Bureau of Justice Statistics is bad news for people in the United States seeking to further restrict citizens’ 2nd Amendment rights. It illustrates a sharp drop in the number of American gun homicides since their highest level of occurrence a decade ago.
A libertarian radio show host is organizing a Fourth of July march on Washington, D.C., by inviting participants to open carry their loaded firearms in a nonviolent organized demonstration.
Dave Perry, editor of the Aurora, Colo.-based Aurora Sentinel, penned a column late last month using his bully pulpit of tragedy to suggest that gun owners, and more specifically National Rifle Association members, are terrorists who deserve to be detained at Guantanamo Bay. Referencing the failure of anti-gun legislation, Perry wrote the following: I have […]
A graphic included with a Washington Post story on the growth of civilian market demand for rifles with military characteristics makes one thing remarkably clear: The makers of so-called assault rifles should thank President Barack Obama for some of the best sales numbers they have ever seen. The graphic illustrates the growth pattern of modern […]
It’s hard to control access to something that can be made at home. When that something is a gun, it’s more than gun grabbers can bear. Senator Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) describes as “stomach churning” a breakthrough in 3-D printing technology that has allowed a Texas company to “print,” using a layering process, a .380 handgun […]
A Pennsylvania-based family business is under assault from the left following a tragedy that never should have been allowed to happen as pundits rush to indict Keystone Sporting Arms, LLC as a company that profits from child murder, because it produces small, single shot .22 caliber rifles.
Attorney General Eric Holder sent a letter to Kansas Governor Sam Brownback this week attacking legislation recently passed in the State that nullifies unConstitutional Federal gun laws. Kansas’s response, “Bring it on.” Brownback replied asserting that Kansans hold dear their right to bear arms and State sovereignty. And Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, a […]
Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) challenged Vice President Joe Biden to debate him on gun control Friday after learning about Biden’s vague plan to approach Congress with a new plan to restrict gun ownership: “I would like to invite the Vice President to engage in an hour-long conversation and debate: how do we stop crime? If […]
Speaking at Mexico’s Anthropology Museum, President Barack Obama blamed Mexico’s gun violence not on drug cartels, but on American guns. “Most of the guns used to commit violence here in Mexico come from the United States,” he said. Yeah, and Attorney General Eric Holder has been a major gun trafficker to Mexico with Operation Fast […]