Second Amendment March a Rousing Success! Or Not.

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From the Second Amendment March Newsletter. Hey, isn’t it April already? Between 2,500 and 3,000 people attended the Second Amendment March on April 19 to listen to the speakers, enjoy…

Second Amendment Rally A Damp Squib

The Washington Post puts the number of [probable] gun owners rallying in the nation’s capitol today at 2000. The official Second Amendment March assembled slightly more warm bodies than TTAG entertains on a daily basis, a mass movement it ain’t. Whether by coincidence or design, the gun rights get-together did itself no favors by holding its pow-wow on the anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing. And the question must be asked: what’s the big deal anyway? Which WaPo agrees. “The march comes at a time when the trend appears to be toward normalizing the carrying of firearms in public. Even before the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2008 decision inĀ District of Columbia v. Heller recognized an individual’s constitutional right to possess firearms, an increasing number of states have allowed citizens to carry guns openly or conceal them on their person. Last year, 24 states loosened restrictions in firearms laws, and Iowa and Arizona passed laws this year easing restrictions on gun possession.” What’s more (or less), the other side of the “debate” are also having trouble in the attendance department . . .

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The Washington Post puts the number of [probable] gun owners rallying in the nation’s capitol today at 2000. The official Second Amendment March assembled slightly more warm bodies than TTAG…

NRA Gambles on Low Profile

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Whether motivated by safety concerns or responding to opposition voiced by its friends in Washington, The National Rifle Association (NRA) has opted out of the Second Amendment March gathering in…

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“Gun Nuts Will Protest 2nd Amendment By Bringing Their Guns Everywhere Today”

D.C. gossip site Wonkette has a morning alert for its readers re: today’s Second Amendment March “celebrating” gun rights. The accuracy of which starts with the headline’s proclamation that the…

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