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  • Sotomayor Guns For 2nd Amendment (CORRECTED)

    06/05/2009 5:14:41 AM PDT · by WhiteCastle · 26 replies · 2,745+ views
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | June 4, 2009 | Editorial
    (Corrected) Gun Control: In a case headed for the Supreme Court, a three-judge panel rules Chicago's gun ban constitutional since the 2nd Amendment doesn't apply to states and cities. High court nominee Sonia Sotomayor concurs.Those Pennsylvania townsfolk bitterly clinging to their guns may have been premature in celebrating the decision in D.C. v. Heller that the 2nd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution does indeed guarantee an individual right to keep and bear arms.
  • Legislation Still Under the Radar Would Devastate U.S. Gun Ownership Rights

    09/30/2009 9:29:20 AM PDT · by Jo Nuvark · 30 replies · 2,389+ views
    PERSONAL LIBERTY DIGEST ^ | 9-30-09 | Bob Livingston
    While high profile issues (snip) are getting front page headlines, (ship) be very wary of stealth legislation slowly working its way through Congress to restrict gun ownership. Passage of either of two bills, HR 45 (also known as Blair-Holt Firearm Licensing and Record Sale Act of 2009) and S 1317, would be a devastating blow to Second Amendment rights.***** HR 45, introduced by Rep. Bobby Rush, would make it illegal to own a gun unless you are fingerprinted and can provide a driver’s license and Social Security number. ***** Additionally under HR 45, a person buying a gun would have...
  • Officials: Iran has revealed existence of a second uranium enrichment plant

    09/25/2009 12:26:23 AM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 102 replies · 5,601+ views
    AP via Breitbart ^ | September 25, 2009 | N/A
    Title only.
  • Obama Administration Takes Aim At Gun-Rights Revolt

    07/21/2009 8:18:35 PM PDT · by FromLori · 207 replies · 7,532+ views
    CBS ^ | 7/21/-09
    The Obama administration is raising the stakes in a fight over states' rights and firearm ownership by arguing that new pro-gun laws in Montana and Tennessee are invalid. In the last few months, a grass-roots, federalist revolt against Washington, D.C. has begun to spread through states that are home to politically active gun owners. Montana and Tennessee have enacted state laws saying that federal rules do not apply to firearms manufactured entirely within the state, and similar bills are pending in Texas, Alaska, Minnesota, and South Carolina. Yet the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, and Explosives now claims that...
  • They Carry Guns

    07/16/2009 9:29:48 AM PDT · by .454Puma · 19 replies · 923+ views
    San Diego Reader ^ | 7/16/2009 | Rosa Jurjevich
    Here is a real Rara Avis: a liberal newspaper from San Diego publishing an impartial , unbiased and well researched article on guns and the California UOC (Unloaded Open Carry) movement. Kudos to every participant in the interview and kudos to Miss Rosa Jurjevic, she proved herself to be is a great gal and an honest journalist.
  • Obama's New Science Czar: Single mothers should have their babies taken away by the government...

    07/10/2009 9:38:08 PM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 20 replies · 1,218+ views
    Zomblog ^ | 7/11/09 | Zomblog
    Single mothers should have their babies taken away by the government; or they could be forced to have abortions Forced abortions. Mass sterilization. A "Planetary Regime" with the power of life and death over American citizens. The tyrannical fantasies of a madman? Or merely the opinions of the person now in control of science policy in the United States? Or both?
  • Oh No, So Sad! No More Money...Honey?

    07/08/2009 10:53:32 AM PDT · by .454Puma · 6 replies · 937+ views
    Radio Iowa ^ | 7/8/09 | Transsylvania Phoenix
    After the Heller decision some speculated the anti-Second Amendment groups will start to lose credibility and funding.
  • Video: Lock'n Load

    07/06/2009 9:38:56 AM PDT · by .454Puma · 2 replies · 559+ views
    Transsylvania Phoenix ^ | 7/6/09 | Transsylvania Phoenix
    New reality series about a Colorado gun store coming up on SHOWTIME. Looks like the show will take a pro-Second Amendment stance. Video trailer at the link.
  • 100% PROOF of Christ's Nearness_______

    05/31/2009 5:06:18 PM PDT · by ProphecyWorldNewsReport · 17 replies · 1,377+ views
    _ Headline News/photos confirm. www.youtube.com/user/PatmosIsle _
  • Swine flu: Warnings that second wave may strike later in 2009

    05/04/2009 2:07:26 PM PDT · by FromLori · 33 replies · 960+ views
    A second wave of swine flu may strike later this year, ministers warned yesterday. As hopes rose that the worst of the outbreak is over Health Secretary Alan Johnson said the tally of 18 cases in the Britain was likely to rise. US health officials last night claimed the outbreak was not as deadly as first thought and the disease is peaking in Mexico. But as three new British cases emerged over the weekend, Mr Johnson said: "At the moment all the evidence is that we can confine it, contain it, and treat it effectively. "But with pandemics you get...
  • Second Amendment Incorporated by Ninth Circuit Panel

    04/20/2009 12:15:27 PM PDT · by Patriot2A · 14 replies · 1,343+ views
    Volokh Conspiracy ^ | 4/20/09 | Eugene Volokh
    Second Amendment Incorporated by Ninth Circuit Panel, in Nordyke v. King. For those who count such things, the unanimous panel consists of a Reagan appointee (Judge O'Scannlain, who wrote), a Carter appointee (Judge Alarcon), and a Clinton appointee (Judge Gould). The panel avoids the late 19th-century cases United States v. Cruikshank (1876) and Presser v. Illinois (1886) by reading them as simply foreclosing the direct application of the Second Amendment to the states, or the application of the Second Amendment to the states via the Privileges or Immunities Clause. The panel instead follows the Supreme Court's "selective incorporation" cases under...
  • Gun & Ammunition Spike (CNBC!? Ed Rendel, Assault Weapons Ban Must Be Reinstated ALERT! VIDEO)

    04/17/2009 6:00:06 AM PDT · by longtermmemmory · 26 replies · 1,201+ views
    http://www.cnbc.com/id/15840232?video=1095874655&play=1 ^ | 4/17/2009 | Gov. Ed Rendell on CNBC
    Interview of Gov. Ed Rendel saying civilians only need revolvers and have no use for "assault weapons". He is also stating there is no slippery slope. He is also demanding the banning of high capacity clips.
  • The Second American Revolution - Tax Day Tea Parties

    04/16/2009 11:39:27 PM PDT · by DARCPRYNCE · 19 replies · 1,308+ views
    YouTube - DarcPrynce's Channel ^ | 04/16/09 | Edward L. Daley
    The Second American Revolution Has Begun
  • We The People Stimulus Package

    03/19/2009 8:21:46 AM PDT · by bigbob · 11 replies · 820+ views
    Youtube ^ | March 16, 2009 | Funbobbasso
    "What would have happened in 1789, or 1942, or 9/11 - if a top government official had stepped in front of the people and publicly proclaimed that America was a nation of cowards"?
  • Obama supporter having second thoughts after his taxes went up...

    03/06/2009 4:20:59 PM PST · by Nachum · 12 replies · 1,426+ views
    You Tube ^ | 3/6/09 | Dennis Green
    A poor Obama supporter having regrets.... I guess he isn't what he thought they were...
  • Two Pro-gun Amendments Being Blocked In The Senate‏

    02/26/2009 12:56:07 PM PST · by TornadoAlley3 · 16 replies · 740+ views
    resistnet.com ^ | 02/26/09 | SpitFire
    Senator John Ensign of Nevada offered his amendment to repeal D.C.'s draconian gun ban today. But Senators John Thune of South Dakota and David Vitter of Louisiana have also stepped up to the plate. They filed an amendment that would result in REAL national concealed carry reciprocity -- without adversely affecting no-permit states like Alaska and Vermont. So now the battle lines are drawn! By the end of the week, the Senate will vote on whether to rule these two pro-gun amendments out of order. The vote could come on a so-called "cloture" motion to cut off debate (and thus...
  • The Second American Revolution

    02/19/2009 12:41:32 PM PST · by seven.sixtwo · 12 replies · 1,139+ views
    Youtube ^ | Unknown
    The Second American Revolution
  • I Am So Confused...Weren't Democrats Supposed To Have "Learned Their Lesson" ?

    02/19/2009 11:26:35 AM PST · by ElKafir · 12 replies · 649+ views
    Transsylvania Phoenix ^ | Transsylvania Phoenix
    Say goodbye to cheap military style sporting rifles and rifle parts kits imported from Eastern Europe: 53 Democrooks sent letter to Obama to enforce an import ban of such "cop killing instruments of death". How come then every confused liberal posing as a gun owner assured me before the elections that "Democrats learned their lesson" not to support more anti-gun crap? Read on
  • We Will Not Disarm!!!

    02/17/2009 5:24:13 PM PST · by ElKafir · 14 replies · 956+ views
    Transsylvania Phoenix ^ | Transsylvania Phoenix
    Author Unknown: ( from Soldier of Fortune magazine, October 1994.) We Will Not Disarm!!! Notice To All Politicians: It is time to speak plainly for the good citizens and patriots of this nation who believe unendingly in the Constitution of the United States of America. Though foreign governments may disarm their subjects, we will not go down that road. We will not disarm and see our freedoms stripped away. The lessons of history are numerous, clear, and bloody. Read on
  • OPINION: Stimulus Bill Includes Massive Money for Anti-Gun Radicals

    02/11/2009 7:57:45 AM PST · by WOBBLY BOB · 18 replies · 978+ views
    GOA ^ | 2-4-09 | Wobbly Bob
    The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN), the far left anti-gun group under investigation for voter fraud, could be eligible to receive millions, if not billions of dollars from the economic bailout bill that passed out of the House of Representatives. ACORN was an aggressive supporter of Barack Obama -- who had served as the group's legal counsel and even trained ACORN in "community organizing" -- in the presidential election. The Obama campaign even paid the group $800,000 for "voter turnout," the very activities that came under scrutiny by the FBI. In October 2008, ACORN's Las Vegas office...
  • Orange County Board of Supervisors to Hold Hearing on Right-to-Carry Policy Today! (live video)

    02/10/2009 8:40:24 AM PST · by ElKafir · 5 replies · 460+ views
    Transsylvania Phoenix ^ | Transsylvania Phoenix
    See democracy in action! Here is a Live video feed of the Orange County Board Of Supervisors starting at 9:30 AM PST. What is this meeting all about and why is it so important? Due to the enormous backlash generated by Sheriff Sandra Hutchens illegal actions among law abiding Orange County citizens CCW permit holders and gun rights activists, hundreds and hundreds of people are expected to attend the upcoming meeting taking place today February 10th (live video feed starting at 9:30 AM PST). The Sheriff reaction to this simple manifestation of American democracy? Really ugly: we are talking about...
  • Parhump, Nevada: When Citizens Make A Stand For The Second Amendment, Politicians Back Off

    02/01/2009 8:27:15 AM PST · by ElKafir · 36 replies · 1,252+ views
    Transsylvania Phoenix ^ | Transsylvania Phoenix
    It started when the Pahrump NV. Town Manager Bill Kohbarger placed on the town board meeting agenda a proposition banning guns from the city property. However, Pahrump residents caught wind of what Kohbarger and his leftist gun grabbing acolytes were scheming and by the time the board meeting started, scores of angry citizens were already packing the town hall. Read what happened next:
  • Quote Of The Day: The Definition Of Gun Control

    01/28/2009 8:56:34 AM PST · by ElKafir · 12 replies · 1,023+ views
    Transsylvania Phoenix ^ | Transsylvania Phoenix
    "Gun control defined: The theory that people who are willing to ignore laws against rape, torture, kidnapping, theft and murder will obey a law which prohibits them from owning a firearm." Yep, that makes a lot of sense. Brilliant theory - if you are a brain dead liberal.
  • Video: All You Need To Know About The 2nd Amendment In 3 Min. 8 Sec.

    01/26/2009 8:55:07 PM PST · by ElKafir · 4 replies · 653+ views
    Transsylvania Phoenix ^ | Transsylvania Phoenix
    Logic and common sense. Things gun grabbing liberal pansies are sorely missing. Watch the video, worth every second of your time.
  • North Dakota: Millions Of Guns, Two Murders. ?

    01/25/2009 10:03:06 AM PST · by ElKafir · 13 replies · 846+ views
    Transsylvania Phoenix ^ | Transsylvania Phoenix
    The irony? Both victims were stabbed, not shot. No shooting victims in North Dakota last year? But how is this possible in a state where over 50% of the population owns at least one gun? Read on
  • Nordyke vs. King: 2nd Amendment Milestone Case On C-Span Today

    01/24/2009 3:52:36 PM PST · by ElKafir · 100+ views
    Transsylvania Phoenix ^ | Transsylvania Phoenix
    This weekend, C-SPAN presents oral arguments in the case of Nordyke vs. King. The Court decides if Alameda County, California's ban on gun shows at the annual county fair is unconstitutional. Gun show promoters Russell & Sallie Nordyke argue that the ban violates their First Amendment right of free speech and their Second Amendment right to bear arms. Starts in about 10 minutes at 7Pm ET, follow the link for video.
  • How To Celebrate Obama Inauguration Day

    01/20/2009 9:27:09 AM PST · by ElKafir · 19 replies · 513+ views
    Transsylvania Phoenix ^ | Transsylvania Phoenix
    Take a friend at the shooting range and introduce him/her to the most important Civil Right written in the US Constitution - the right that gives you the power to defend all your other Civil Rights by the force of arms if necessary.
  • Naval Observatory Soon Will Track Time to 100 Trillionths of Second

    01/15/2009 3:50:02 PM PST · by SandRat · 17 replies · 477+ views
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2009 – The ultra-precise timing technology that enables NAVSTAR Global Positioning Systems and high-speed Internet communication soon may resolve the measure of time to 100 trillionths of a second, according to the world’s authority in time-keeping and celestial observation. “To know when an event occurred, you need a clock. We are that clock,” said Geoff Chester, public affairs officer at the U.S. Naval Observatory, the majority contributor to the international determination of time. He explained the development of this new timing technology during yesterday’s premier of the Defense Department’s “Armed with Science: Research and Applications for the...
  • Barak Obama: Firearms SALESMAN of the month!

    01/09/2009 5:54:15 PM PST · by ElKafir · 10 replies · 618+ views
    Transsylvania Phoenix ^ | Transsylvania Phoenix
    If somebody deserves credit for this incredible boom of the firearms industry and the revival 2nd Amendment rights, it is President elect Barak Hussain Obama.
  • Guns don't kill people, terrorists do

    12/13/2008 10:17:24 AM PST · by knighthawk · 15 replies · 733+ views
    National Post ^ | December 13 2008 | George Jonas
    The terrorist attacks in Mumbai last month claimed some 500 casualties, dead and injured. Among the many questions raised by the outrage, there was a purely practical one: Why was the attack so successful? How could so few terrorists claim so many victims? One obvious answer is firepower. Guns were illegal in the hands of both the terrorists and the victims. The victims obeyed the laws, the terrorists didn’t. The police had guns, of course, but instead of protecting people, they stayed away until the massacre was practically over. Gun laws -- surprise, surprise! -- weren’t strong enough to defend...
  • Second Video Shows Planned Parenthood Not Reporting Statutory Rape

    12/03/2008 9:25:18 AM PST · by julieee · 4 replies · 451+ views
    LifeNews.com ^ | December 2, 2008 | Steven Ertelt
    Bloomington, IN (LifeNews.com) -- A second video this week features a college student going to Planned Parenthood undercover posting as a young girl who is obviously a victim of statutory rape. This new video, of a Planned Parenthood in Indiana, shows that it also failed to report the sexual abuse to authorities.
  • Get Your Guns Tax Free In South Carolina

    11/28/2008 2:19:57 PM PST · by ElKafir · 3 replies · 288+ views
    You thing our beloved Democrat leaders in the People's Republik of Kalifornistan will follow the lead of the South Carolina Republican politicians and bless us with a similar Tax Free gun weekend? Don't hold your breath waiting for that my friends. Genial leaders like Feinstein, Pelosi, Boxer and the rest of their liberal ilk in California know what's better for us serfs: guns are for cops and for the bodyguards protecting their elitist asses only.
  • How Long Until We Find a Second Earth?

    10/11/2008 12:59:49 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 42 replies · 1,214+ views
    Discover Magazine ^ | 10/10/08 | Robert Kunzig
    Researchers are racing to find the first planet that might support life as we know it.Gliese 876 is a modest star, just one-third the mass of our sun and only 15 light-years away, but it has a history-making planetary system all its own. In 1998 a team led by Geoff Marcy of the University of California at Berkeley detected the first sign of something interesting there: a giant planet, twice the mass of Jupiter, circling Gliese 876 once every two months, its gravity yanking the star back and forth at the speed of a jet plane. Three years later the...
  • Barack Obama called for a total handgun ban in 1996

    09/29/2008 9:06:13 AM PDT · by Winged Hussar · 27 replies · 1,354+ views
    The Husaria: For Our Freedom and Yours ^ | 9/29/08 | Winged Hussar 1683
    The Politico hosts a questionnaire that Obama filled out when he was running for Congress in 1996. Here is a screenshot of the relevant parts.
  • Videos: NRA Releases "Bitter, Gun-Clinging" Anti-Obama Ads

    09/22/2008 2:35:14 PM PDT · by Obamalujah · 8 replies · 99+ views
    Right Werds, Korrekt Speech ^ | 09/22/2008 | Bear Nichols
    Here are the videos:
  • Barack Obama's brother lives on $1 per day ....(Is George Obama proud of Kenya ?)

    08/20/2008 7:31:32 AM PDT · by IrishMike · 71 replies · 922+ views
    MINA ^ | Wednesday, 20 August 2008
    Democratic US Presidential candidate Barrack Obama has a forgotten brother in Africa, whose family is at the edge of existence, earning less than $1 per day. George Husein Owango Obama, who lives outside the media spotlight, recently decided to speak about his relationship with Barack Obama. In his interview for "Vanity Fair" he spoke about his life, however avoided giving responses to direct questions to describe his brother. "We live here with less than a dollar per day" said George, who lives in the periphery of Nairobit. Up until now the US Press managed to track down seven of Obama's...
  • The Second Amendment and Islamic law

    07/02/2008 4:32:08 AM PDT · by Victory111 · 18 replies · 180+ views
    Cross Action News ^ | 7-2-08 | Robert Spencer
    The Supreme Court’s ruling upholding the Second Amendment comes just as it has been revealed that in Iraq, Islamic jihadists have been forcing the Christians remaining in the country to pay jizya – the tax mandated in the Qur’an for non-Muslims who live under Islamic rule. And in Pakistan’s Northwest Frontier Province, the Taliban has been enforcing Islamic Sharia law by waving automatic weapons, forcing music stores to close down at the point of a gun (music is forbidden in Islamic law).
  • VOTE: Do you agree with gun rights ruling? [Another freeping poll]

    06/26/2008 6:47:19 PM PDT · by monkeycard · 19 replies · 130+ views
    Link only
  • No Supreme Court decision today (so far)

    06/16/2008 8:14:56 AM PDT · by TLI · 37 replies · 94+ views
    Supreme Court ^ | 06-16-08 | Supreme Court
    Aparently nothing today... Anyone know if they might release more today or is that it?
  • An Oklahoma Gangster’s Impact On U.S. Gun Laws

    05/24/2008 12:45:08 AM PDT · by neverdem · 27 replies · 169+ views
    newson6.com ^ | Jan 29, 2008 | NA
    The only U.S. Supreme Court decision that specifically dealt with the right of the people to keep and bear arms, is about to get a second look.  News On 6 anchor Scott Thompson reports the high court is going to take up a new Second Amendment case.  When it does, it may turn a small-time hood from Oklahoma into a household name.  During the Great Depression, the only thing more common than dust storms in Oklahoma may have been criminal legends.  Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd was the subject of a song written by Woody Guthrie.  Hollywood immortalized Clyde Barrow...
  • Myanmar Cyclone: 130,000 May Have Died As Second Storm Gathers

    05/14/2008 4:23:59 PM PDT · by blam · 3 replies · 226+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 5-14-2008 | Graeme Jenkins
    Myanmar cyclone: 130,000 may have died as second storm gathers By Graeme Jenkins in Rangoon Last Updated: 11:07PM BST 14/05/2008 The Red Cross said that almost 130,000 people may have perished in the Burmese cyclone disaster, as a second deadly storm gathered off the Burmese coast. There are more calls for the secret military regime in Burma to allow aid workers into the country, following the deadly cyclone. The organisation said that the toll may be 127,990, almost 30,000 higher than the figure estimated by the US embassy in Rangoon. A further 2.51 million people have been left battling to...
  • BARACK OBAMA: SUPPORTING THE RIGHTS AND TRADITIONS OF SPORTSMEN [read this CAREFULLY]

    04/17/2008 5:51:22 PM PDT · by Winged Hussar · 26 replies · 80+ views
    Barack Obama: Change We Can Believe In ^ | Barack Obama: Change We Can Believe In
    Respect the Second Amendment: Millions of hunters own and use guns each year. Millions more participate in a variety of shooting sports such as sporting clays, skeet, target and trap shooting that may not necessarily involve hunting. As a former constitutional law professor, Barack Obama believes the Second Amendment creates an individual right, and he greatly respects the constitutional rights of Americans to bear arms. He will protect the rights of hunters and other law-abiding Americans to purchase, own, transport, and use guns for the purposes of hunting and target shooting. He also believes that the right is subject to...
  • Obama Supports Total Handgun Ban

    04/17/2008 3:34:29 PM PDT · by Winged Hussar · 24 replies · 246+ views
    The Husaria: For Our Freedom and Yours ^ | 4/17/08 | Winged Hussar 1683
    American Hunters and Shooters Association (AHSA, a front for anti-Second Amendment entities) is running an ad in Pennsylvania that says Obama supports the rights of hunters and shooters. “The Democrats and Gun Control” from the Wall Street Journal [http://online.wsj.com/article/SB120839466717921537.html?mod=opinion_main_commentaries] exposes Obama for the liar he is. As a state senate candidate in 1996, Mr. Obama endorsed a complete ban on all handguns in a questionnaire. The Obama campaign has claimed he “never saw or approved the questionnaire,” and that an aide filled it out incorrectly. But a few weeks ago, Politico.com found an amended version of the questionnaire [http://www.politico.com/static/PPM43_080328_obama_iviquestionaire_091096.html]. It...
  • The Democrats and Gun Control

    04/17/2008 3:00:40 PM PDT · by neverdem · 38 replies · 196+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | April 17, 2008 | DAVID KOPEL
    Imagine an election race of Pat Robertson versus James Dobson, each of them appearing at organic grocery stores and Starbucks throughout Massachusetts, with each candidate insisting that he alone deserves the vote of gay-marriage advocates... --snip-- However, having the right to arms and the liberty to hunt is worthless if you can't buy a gun. In 1999, Mr. Obama urged enactment of a federal law prohibiting the operation of any gun store within five miles of a school or park. This would eliminate gun stores from almost the entire inhabited portion of the United States. As a state senate candidate...
  • American Hunters and Shooters Association (AHSA) Endorse Obama [ANTI-GUN FRONT GROUP]

    04/17/2008 1:48:40 PM PDT · by Winged Hussar · 25 replies · 719+ views
    WASHINGTON, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Hunters and Shooters Association (AHSA) announced the endorsement of Senator Barack Obama on a national conference call this morning organized by the Obama for President campaign. AHSA President Ray Schoenke made the following statement in his endorsement of Senator Obama: ...As a gun rights organization we have not come to this decision lightly. We were formed two years ago because our research shows that millions of gun owners wanted a change. They not only wanted an organization that would protect their gun rights but an organization that was also committed to the protection...
  • Peoria man who shot intruder questions legal system

    03/31/2008 6:39:11 PM PDT · by Lester Moore · 14 replies · 1,126+ views
    jmiguel@abc15.com ^ | 03/31/2008 | Jose Miguel
    ...Since the first court hearing about the lesser charges filed against Rodriguez, Kallas said he had felt victimized all over again. That's when he told authorities he would be contacting ABC15. About an hour after our arrival at John's home on Monday, he received a phone call from detectives, telling him the stricter charges were back in place and that Rodriguez would indeed be facing aggravated assault and burglary. ...
  • US Supreme Court justices seem favorable to constitutional gun rights for Americans

    03/19/2008 12:15:12 AM PDT · by BellStar · 111 replies · 2,055+ views
    news.aol ^ | 2008-03-18 20:12:41 | AP/AOL
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans have a right to own guns, U.S. Supreme Court justices declared in a historic and lively debate that could lead to the most significant interpretation of whether the U.S. Constitution guarantees that right since the document's ratification two centuries ago. On the other hand, a majority of justices seemed to agree, governments have a right to regulate those firearms. There was less apparent agreement on the case they were arguing: whether the national capital's ban on handguns goes too far. The justices dug deeply Tuesday into arguments about one of the Constitution's most hotly debated provisions...
  • McCain and Kirk: The Myth of Republican Moderation

    02/19/2008 11:48:38 PM PST · by Winged Hussar · 9 replies · 103+ views
    National Jewish Democratic Council ^ | 2/19/08 | Steve Sheffey
    John McCain is not a moderate unless the term “moderate” now includes someone who believes that “Roe v. Wade is a flawed decision that must be overturned.” John McCain is not a moderate unless the term “moderate” now includes someone who believes that “gun control is a proven failure in fighting crime,” who “opposes holding gun manufacturers liable for crimes committed by third parties using a firearm,” who “opposes restrictions on so-called ‘assault rifles’,” and who believes “that banning ammunition is just another way to undermine Second Amendment rights.” ...Maybe by GOP standards McCain is a moderate. But our country...
  • The Million Mom March: What a crock! (2000)

    01/24/2008 6:06:53 PM PST · by Winged Hussar · 4 replies · 271+ views
    Salon ^ | May 17, 2000 | Camille Paglia
    Last Sunday's Million Mom March, the gun-control protest organized (as the major media is finally admitting) by the sister-in-law of Hillary Clinton's longtime lawyer pal and hatchet woman, surly Susan Thomases, may not do the Democrats much good this year. ...It doesn't take a weatherman to figure out that the average citizen doesn't want national policy determined by packs of weeping women led by a shrill, dimwitted talk-show host (Hillary sycophant Rosie O'Donnell).
  • Gun Seized After Katrina? NRA Wants You

    12/26/2007 7:43:06 PM PST · by Varmint Al · 4 replies · 200+ views
    comcast.net News ^ | 12/26/7 | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, AP
    NEW ORLEANS — The National Rifle Association has hired private investigators to find hundreds of people whose firearms were seized by city police in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, according to court papers filed this week. The NRA is trying to locate gun owners for a federal lawsuit that the lobbying group filed against Mayor Ray Nagin and Police Superintendent Warren Riley over the city's seizure of firearms after the Aug. 29, 2005, hurricane. In the lawsuit, the NRA and the Second Amendment Foundation claim the city violated gun owners' constitutional right to bear arms and left them "at the...