2nd Amendment Under Fire
Last week, a Florida jury demonstrated that common sense and the rule of law can still prevail when it reinstated Nick Finch as sheriff of Liberty County. Florida Governor Rick Scott had suspended Finch for taking a stand on behalf of the 2nd Amendment.
The town of Sanford, Fla., is set to announce new guidelines for Neighborhood Watch members, including a ban on carrying guns while on volunteer duty. The new guidelines come less than four months after George Zimmerman was acquitted in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
It’s only been two days since we told you about an Oregon school district that had elected to allow teachers to lawfully carry concealed weapons on campus. Well, it looks as though the dominoes are continuing to fall – this time in rural Colorado.
A school district in Oregon has decided to allow teachers to carry concealed firearms in classrooms as long as they possess a permit, and locals are embracing the move.
As Colorado freedom lovers set their sights on ousting another of the State’s gun-grabbing legislators, the State’s anti-gun governor is telling outside anti-gun groups like New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns to stay away.
In September, State Senate President John Morse and State Senator Angela Giron were ousted in recall votes even though MAIG and Bloomberg poured $350,000 into their races. A new recall campaign is targeting another gun-grabbing State Senator, Evie Hudak of Denver. Petition organizers have until Dec. 3 to collect 18,900 signatures to get a recall vote on the ballot.
Democratic California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a slew of draconian gun bills last week, rejecting them as an “infringement on gun owners’ rights.” But he inexplicably signed four other laws that define infringement.
This article, written by University of Louisville associate professor of economics Audrey D. Kline, Ph.D., was originally printed by the Ludwig von Mises Institute on Oct. 8. Much has been written about the economics of gun control, including Kjar and Robinson’s 2009 article that noted the lack of basic economic application to the issue, and […]
When you see stories about school students being suspended for drawing gun pictures, eating their pastries into gun shapes, forming their fingers into guns, carrying toy gun key chains, shooting airsoft guns in their own yards, showing off bubble guns or having a piece of paper with a corner torn off that an “educator” believes looks like a gun, the knee-jerk reaction is to think school administrators are just being ridiculous.
But the truth is much more insidious. It is part of the ongoing assault on gun ownership.
The official Web page for the U.S. Senate takes liberties when it comes to presenting and explaining the 2nd Amendment. Is there a reason?
Texas attorney general Greg Abbott said he will take steps to sue the Federal government if the U.S. ratifies the United Nations arms trade treaty Secretary of State John Kerry signed this week. Abbott, echoing the concerns of conservatives throughout the Nation, contends that the U.N. treaty poses a threat to Americans’ 2nd Amendment right […]