Constitution Check: What does it mean that there is a right to “bear” guns?

Found here on by Lyle Denniston Lyle Denniston looks at two Second Amendment cases under consideration at the Supreme Court later this month that would clarify questions posed by the National Rifle Association.   THE STATEMENT AT ISSUE: There is “a growing line of court of appeals decisions that, while stopping short of holding that there […]

He’s Got Your Back

“For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.” – 2 Timothy 1:7   Fear may be the most destructive and demoralizing weapon in our enemy’s arsenal.  The deceiver uses fear to discourage, to demean, to distract and to detour.  Fear stops our […]

You Don’t Have To Own a Gun To Support The 2nd Amendment

As a true believer that the right to self-defense is unalienable, I highly encourage exercising responsible gun ownership. Courts have ruled that Law Enforcement Officers are not required by law to protect you or your property, and with average response times of 10 minutes they can’t when it really matters. Self-defense, in a free society, […]
on February 7, 2014

Which Knife to NOT Forget?

Recently, I penned a short piece on the importance and value of a good knife or two consistently carried on the belt or in the pocket. While hardly groundbreaking wisdom, wise words reiterated for the modern reader are never wasted. A shortfall in the article was brought to my attention in recent days; I had […]
on February 6, 2014

Massachusetts Considers Denying Constitutional Rights to Innocent Arrestees

Found here on by Charles Cooke What is it about school shootings that so lobotomizes the political and academic classes? Per More than a year after the school shootings in Newtown, Conn., a panel of academic experts today released a long-awaited report recommending that Massachusetts tighten its gun laws, which are already considered among […]


Found here on by Awr Hawkins A DOJ Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) “special report”  shows that “firearm-related” homicides fell by 39 percent between 1993 and 2011. It also showed that violent crime–or “nonfatal firearm-related violent victimization against persons aged 12 or older”–declined by 70% over the same time period. The BJS report was released […]

The Power of Individual Liberty

It is the power of the free individual that has, can and will change the world. When men are free there is no limit to the greatness that can be achieved.  In the past, this nation waged long and bloody wars to fight for this ideal. Our founding fathers, quite literally, laid it all on […]
on February 3, 2014

Gun grabs under fire: Majority of Americans condemn 2nd Amendment tweaks

Found here on by David Sherfinski More Americans who are dissatisfied with the country’s gun laws want them to be less strict and fewer want them to be stricter, according to a new poll from Gallup. Overall, 55 percent of Americans are dissatisfied with the country’s gun laws — the highest figure since 2001. The percentage […]

Living In Today

“Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.” —Matthew 6:34 It’s often a challenge for me to “live in the present”.  For many of us, the performance of the past and the possibility of the future prohibit us from seeing the promise of the […]