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2nd Amendment Under Fire


Florida Court Tells Public University It Can’t Ban Guns In Cars

Florida Court Tells Public University It Can’t Ban Guns In Cars

A Florida appeals court has ruled that a State university in Jacksonville can’t ban guns from being stored in cars parked on campus. That may be a small victory for the 2nd Amendment, but it is a victory.

Congress Renews Ban On ‘Undetectable’ Weapons

The U.S. Senate voted Monday to renew a ban against firearms that can pass undetected through metal detectors, but rejected calls to update the law in response to the advent of plastic guns made with 3-D printers.

That will come soon. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) called for an update of the law, saying, “This isn’t science fiction anymore. … Someone can make a gun in their basement.”

An Oath Breaker Of The Worst Kind Says He Would Pry Your Guns From Your Cold, Dead Fingers

An Oath Breaker Of The Worst Kind Says He Would Pry Your Guns From Your Cold, Dead Fingers

Last week, Lt. Col. Robert Bateman, who has billed himself as “an infantryman, historian and prolific writer,” wrote a blog post for Esquire, breathlessly exclaiming that a comprehensive gun-grab in the United States is long overdue. His argument is idiotic on its face.

Confiscate: New York City Coming For Guns That Hold More Than 5 Rounds

Confiscate: New York City Coming For Guns That Hold More Than 5 Rounds

New York City is sending notices to gun-owning residents — who already must register their weapons and obtain city-specific ownership permits — telling them they must turn in, dispose of or modify any rifles or shotguns equipped to fire more than five rounds of ammunition.

Mayors Against Illegal Guns Has Its Share Of ‘Illegal’ Mayors

Mayors Against Illegal Guns Has Its Share Of ‘Illegal’ Mayors

The New York Post recently pointed out an interesting fact about Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG), the gun control project started by outgoing New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino: Some of its members haven’t fared so well in staying on the right side of all the other laws they’re sworn, as mayors, to uphold.

NFL Won’t Air Gun Manufacturer’s Super Bowl Commercial

NFL Won’t Air Gun Manufacturer’s Super Bowl Commercial

The NFL has rejected a paid Super Bowl commercial from firearm manufacturer Daniel Defense, even though the spot appears not to violate the league’s policy on weapons advertising because the commercial in question makes no mention of firearms. The commercial would have aired during Super Bowl XLVIII in February.

A Third Colorado Senator Throws In The Towel Over Gun Control: Hudak Resigns Instead Of Facing Voter Recall

A Third Colorado Senator Throws In The Towel Over Gun Control: Hudak Resigns Instead Of Facing Voter Recall

Democrat Evie Hudak watched in September as Colorado voters sent two of her party colleagues in the State Senate home. Like them, Hudak had supported gun control legislation earlier this year that left many Coloradans angry.

‘I Won’t Enforce It’: Pro-2nd Amendment Stance Helps New York Sheriff Dominate In Re-Election Bid

‘I Won’t Enforce It’: Pro-2nd Amendment Stance Helps New York Sheriff Dominate In Re-Election Bid

Back in May, one county sheriff pledged not to enforce the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement (SAFE) Act, a bill that came early in the post-Newtown backlash of knee-jerk gun control legislation that swept through the Nation’s social progressivism outposts.

Gonzaga Students Who Saved Themselves Rewarded By Probation, Gun Confiscation

Two Gonzaga University students who fended off a potential home invasion on Oct. 24 by brandishing a pistol were put on probation and had their weapons confiscated by campus security.

While they are relieved they weren’t suspended, they are now fighting their probation and seeking to have their weapons returned. They have filed a stolen property report, charging campus security with stealing their guns.

Massachusetts Politician Suggests Random, Unannounced Police Searches Of Gun Owners’ Homes, Locals Get Angry

A local politician in Swampscott, Massachusetts, recently said residents’ 4th Amendment protections should be explicitly violated if they insist upon exercising 2nd Amendment rights in the town. Swampscott Selectman Barry Greenfield claimed that because local police “need the ability to enforce the state law” which “requires Massachusetts gun owners to keep their firearms locked away […]

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