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What Does the Second Amendment Mean?

Found here: americanthinker.com by David Deming It’s one of the most controversial passages of the Constitution. Allegedly, it’s also one of the most obscure and unintelligible sections. The Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution reads, “a well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and […]
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Knives Kill More People Each Year Than Rifles: Time For Knife Control?

Found here on TheFederalist.com According to crime statistics from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), knives are consistently used to kill people far more often than rifles are used. And the numbers aren’t even close: five times as many murders were committed with knives than were committed with rifles last year. Read More
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Medal of Honor Recipient Dakota Meyer Demands ‘Full Institution’ of 2nd Amendment in Wake of Chattanooga Attack

Found here on FreeBeacon.com U.S. Marine Dakota Meyer, who received the Medal of Honor in 2011 for his service in Afghanistan, called for “a full institution of the 2nd Amendment” following the attacks on two Chattanooga, Tennessee military centers in a Facebook post Thursday. “I carry a firearm with me at all times legally under the conceal and […]
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Maine Governor LePage signs NRA-backed bill for Permitless carry

Found here: nraila.org Fairfax, Va. – The National Rifle Association won another victory for gun owners today as Maine Gov. Paul LePage signed Legislative Document 652 into law, allowing anyone over the age of 21 to carry concealed without a permit. “Maine now joins an ever-growing number of states in passing permitless carry,” said Chris […]
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Do Gun Rights Arguments Really Need Context?

Found here: bearingarms.com by Jenn Jacques Every once in a while, an article is written by a blogger or journalist that demonstrates exactly how idiotic gun control talking points can be. Much to my surprise, this morning I came across such an article on The Blaze, one of my go-to news sources at the start of […]
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Black gun rights advocate challenges Obama’s call after church shooting

Found here: washingtontimes.com by Valerie Richardson President Obama and other black leaders called for tighter access to firearms last week in reaction to the mass shooting at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, but not Kenn Blanchard. A former Marine, Christian pastor and author of “Black Man with a Gun,” Mr. Blanchard wants […]
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The Supreme Court Misses an Opportunity to Defend the 2nd Amendment

Found here on Townhall.com This week, the Supreme Court passed up an opportunity to get the government out of the bedroom. Counterintuitively, the case involved an ordinance adopted by the famously tolerant and progressive city of San Francisco eight years ago. The puzzle is solved when you learn that the ordinance deals with guns, tools […]
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California’s gun owners, and their guns, are here to stay.

Found here on reason.com California is a state where officials pride themselves on tightening the screws on gun owners. The state even spends tens of millions of dollars it doesn’t really have to stumble its way through an ill-conceived scheme to confiscate guns from people over felony convictions, varieties of mental illness, drug use, domestic […]
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Outrageous Double Standard in DC…Why am I not surprised?

Found here on National Review  If elected officials can possess guns, why can’t the rest of Washington’s citizens? As if it were not disgraceful enough that America’s shining capital has for decades sought to suppress the right of its people to keep and bear arms, we now learn that a pernicious double standard obtains as […]
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Ted Cruz says Soldiers Should be Allowed to Carry Firearms on Base

Found here on The Washington Times Sen. Ted Cruz is asking lawmakers to consider allowing troops to carry personal firearms on base for protection, reviving a fight that has previously been a nonstarter with Congress after military leaders said they didn’t support the change. While many lawmakers said Tuesday they were open to having a […]
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Why Has Public Opinion Shifted About Gun Control?

Found here on peweresearch.org In short, we are at a moment when most Americans believe crime rates are rising and when most believe gun ownership – not gun control – makes people safer. For most of the 1990s and the subsequent decade, a substantial majority of Americans believed it was more important to control gun […]
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Gun Seizure and Government Corruption

San Diego, CA –-(Ammoland.com)- For years some police agencies, particularly in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and other cities lead by politicians that push gun control, have forced citizens to forfeit legally owned firearms by seizing them overzealously. Then making it practically impossible to get them back or even to sell them. These forced firearms forfeitures […]
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Column: Rubio trying to restore 2nd Amendment rights of Washington DC residents

Found here: thegunwriter.blogs.heraldtribune.com by Lee Williams Washington D.C. residents have never had any real Second Amendment rights, in a city where the violent crime rate is more than three times the national average, according to FBI’s Uniform Crime Report data. Unless a resident has money and/or political influence, the ability to legally carry a firearm […]
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