2nd Amendment Under Fire
The National Rifle Association is warning gun rights supporters that recent controversy surrounding the activism of open carry advocates in the Lone Star State could provide fodder for anti-2nd Amendment groups looking to place new restrictions on responsible gun owners.
Last week Americans were shocked and saddened by another mass killing, this one near a college campus in California. We all feel deep sympathy for the families of the victims. As usual, many people responded to this shooting by calling for new Federal gun control laws, including the mental health screening of anyone attempting to […]
Democrats in the House introduced new legislation Friday that supporters say would enact new protections to make sure that firearms don’t fall into the hands of the severely mentally ill. The proposal, sponsored by Democratic Representatives Mike Thompson of California and Ed Perlmutter of Colorado, is called the “Promoting Healthy Minds for Safer Communities Act […]
In response to last week’s mass shooting in Santa Barbra, Calif., House lawmakers approved a funding increase for the Nation’s background check system for firearms on Thursday. An amendment to a 2015 appropriations bill provides an additional $19.5 million in grant funding for the FBI National Instant Background Check System (NICS). The background check system […]
So progressives and hoplophobes (sorry for the redundancy) are lauding the fact that the restaurant Chiplotle has chosen to deny service to people exercising their 2nd Amendment right.
The presence of a single, nonviolent citizen openly carrying a firearm is sufficient to cause panic in people habituated to the evil idea that only state functionaries should be armed.
The Pit Authentic Barbeque restaurant in Durham, North Carolina, has a specialized “No Weapons/No Concealed Firearms” sign prominently displayed at its entrance. The armed robbers who terrorized workers in the restaurant’s kitchen Sunday night didn’t seem to notice. ABC 11 News reported (emphasis added): Authorities said just before 9 p.m. Sunday, three men wearing hoodies […]
Open carry activists have been in the headlines since a group of gun-wielding 2nd Amendment supporters dined at a Chipotle in Dallas, allegedly making some customers and employees in the restaurant uncomfortable. “We had all different types of long-guns, some people had shot guns. I personally carry an AK-47,” Alex Clark, an Open Carry Texas […]
The 2nd Amendment is on quite a winning streak. On Monday, U.S. District Judge Timothy L. Brooks ruled in favor of the people and struck down Arkansas’ concealed carry law that banned legal resident aliens from obtaining licenses to carry concealed carry weapons.
Second Amendment Foundation Executive Vice President Alan M. Gottlieb called it “yet another victory in [the] effort to expand 2nd Amendment protections in the U.S.” Unfortunately, he did not note that the victory will not be complete until the oligarchy recognizes that the only permit needed is the 2nd Amendment itself.
The U.S. Supreme Court reaffirmed its ongoing hands-off stance on taking up cases involving 2nd Amendment rights today, declining without comment to hear a New Jersey case that challenges the Constitutionality of a State law forbidding lawful gun owners from carrying their firearms in public. In passing on the highly scrutinized case, Drake v. Jerejian, the […]