Ricardo Pimentel’s Faustian Bargain

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Columnist O. Ricardo Pimentel doesn’t seem to like guns very much. Oh, he’s willing to admit that they have their moments, citing this incident in San Antonio where a homeowner…

Live Free or Die? Not on Campus

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The New Hampshire House recently passed a statewide preemption bill. The state Senate appears to have punted, relegating the bill to “further study” limbo. Among other things, the bill would…

Post McDonald, Oak Park, IL Finally Looks at its Gun Laws

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The government of the City of Oak Park, Illinois, a year or so after losing in McDonald et al. v. Chicago et al. (they were one of the al. on…

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Unequal Protection For The Second Amendment

South Carolina’s new voter ID act has been in the news lately, with various civil rights groups and the Department of Justice damning it as discriminatory and racist. In fact,…

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Blood Dancing (and Lies) at PolicyMic.com

PolicyMic.com recently published a commentary on the crime situation in Honduras. Titled Honduras, Murder Capital of the World, Proof that NRA’s Gun-Freedom Dream is Flawed they gleefully use this horrific…

Never Let a High Profile International Meeting Go to Waste

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L. Neil Smith once said (and yes, I quote him a lot because he’s articulate and insightful), “People accuse me of being a single-issue writer, a single- issue thinker, and…

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It’s Time for State-Mandated Voter Training. Or not.

The Athens Banner-Herald published an editorial a couple of days ago that supported a bill in the GA legislature which, “would require applicants to complete a four-hour firearms safety training…

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Just How Practical is Microstamping?

I previously looked at the legal problems with New York’s proposed microstamping bill, but I imagine there are those out there who will say “Yes, yes, but those problems can…

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I Reject Your Reality and Substitute My Own

Albany New York’s Legislative Gazette has a piece on the recent candlelight vigil to honor victims of gun violence. According to the Brady Campaign which coordinated the event, there were…

Microstamping’s Back. In New York. Again. Still.

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According to the NSSF the New York State Assembly is, once again, considering a bill (AB 1157b) which would require all semi-auto handguns manufactured or sold in the state, “…is …

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A So-Called Lawful Gun Owner Responds

God bless mikeb30200. Sometimes I don’t know what I’d write about if he wasn’t such a frequent and ardent contributor. I recently did a piece on how quiet revolutions in…

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How to Build Your Own Firearm

The antis’ worst fears are becoming reality and most of them don’t even realize it. Yet. You see, there’s a quiet revolution taking place in the home manufacturing and materials…