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  • Louisiana's new gun rights law considered by state Supreme Court

    10/21/2013 6:43:23 PM PDT · by neverdem · 36 replies
    Times-Picayune ^ | October 14, 2013 | Paul Purpura
    Louisiana Supreme Court justices are considering the residual and likely unintended effects of the constitutional amendment that voters overwhelmingly approved last year to make gun ownership a "fundamental" right. The question is whether the amended Constitution now lets convicted felons possess firearms, an act that is forbidden by the state criminal code. Just how far Louisiana's new gun right, one of the strongest in the country, should extend was a central theme of argument that lawyers gave Monday, on the constitutionality of Louisiana's law against felons possessing firearms. As Associate Justice John Weimer of Thibodaux framed it, in weighing a...
  • Michael Hayden: "probable cause" is not in the 4th Amendment

    06/17/2013 1:27:19 AM PDT · by SWAMPSNIPER · 121 replies
    YOUTUBE ^ | JUNE 17, 2013 | mildlybrilliant
    Mind boggling ignorance!
  • Nov. 6: A historic opportunity for La. voters to protect their gun rights

    10/04/2012 3:24:13 PM PDT · by neverdem · 7 replies ^ | 10.02.12 | Chris W. Cox
    With just one vote on November 6th, you can build an iron wall around your Second Amendment freedoms and protect them from anti-gun, activist judges. That’s because on your ballot this year is an amendment to Louisiana’s state constitution that would provide the most rock-solid state-level legal protection for the right to keep and bear arms in the nation.  The language of the amendment reads: The right of each citizen to keep and bear arms is fundamental and shall not be infringed. Any restriction on this right shall be subject to strict scrutiny. The key words here are “strict...
  • Sloppy Shooting

    10/03/2010 2:10:01 AM PDT · by Scanian · 10 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | October 03, 2010 | Russ Vaughn
    The more we learn about this business of Meg Whitman, Republican gubernatorial candidate in California, supposedly hiring an undocumented worker as a domestic the more we have to ask ourselves, how on earth did Gloria Allred ever become known as a hotshot attorney? The letter from the Social Security Administration that Allred cites as damning proof of Whitmans wrongdoing does no such thing. Read for yourself: "This letter does not imply that you or your employee intentionally provided incorrect information about the employees name or SSN. It is not a basis, in and of itself, for you to take any...