Weekend Digest: I’m A PC Edition

Saturday is gun buy-up day in Los Angeles, so go buy a gun! Even if you don’t live in LA! I suppose that’s not the message that they’re trying to get out, but it’s the one I choose to take from it. Guns can be turned in at several locations around LA for a $100 […]

Louisiana Supreme Court: Enhanced Penalties for Possession of Guns and Drugs are Constitutional

The Louisiana Supreme Court has ruled that enhanced penalties for the possession of a legal firearm while in possession of illegal drugs do not violate the state’s new protections of the right to keep and bear arms. In 2012, the voters of Louisiana approved an amendment to the state constitution that removed the constitutional provision […]

School Shootings: A Model Principle and Policy

By: Mike McDaniel The Sandy Hook Elementary School attack has indeed changed America, but not the way anti-freedom advocates hoped (my three-part series on that attack is available here, here and here). After the abject failure of Mr. Obama’s post Newtown gun-control initiative, a new reality began to emerge, one I’ve been advocating for years: […]

What Could Possibly Go Wrong? Bag Carry Edition

“Students who have taken my knife fighting class will likely remember ‘The Bag Trick,’” Greg Ellifritz writes at activeresponsetraining.net. “I demonstrate  it in every 2-day class I teach.  My students all give me the same feedback after seeing it ‘That’s so simple, but it’s genius!  Learning  that one technique was worth the price of the whole […]

Emma Watson’s Bodyguard Broke the Law

NOTE: This story has been updated. Brown University is a “gun-free” zone. Unless you’re an active, sworn police officer you’re not allowed to carry a firearm on campus. Which isn’t a problem here, right? ‘Cause the above graduation day picture shows actress Emma Watson (alias Hermione Jean Weasley née Granger) on Brown’s quad with a cop. Only […]

Irresponsible Gun Owner of the Day: Officer Timothy Huggins

“Edgewater Florida police officer Timothy] Huggins and another officer responded to 1924 Kumquat Drive at 8:20 p.m. Tuesday to check on the well-being of residents at the home after a call received from Hillsborough County,” news-journalonline.com reports. “Authorities there said a man called from the Kumquat home and said he had a hostage. The hostage call […]

Open Carry Activists Hassle Open Carry Antagonist

“On Memorial Day this week, a former Marine in Texas named James got a couple calls from friends who’d spotted an unusual gathering in downtown Fort Worth,” motherjones.com reports. “Roughly a dozen people, mostly men, were hanging out in the middle of the city’s cultural district, armed with semi-automatic rifles. James quickly knew what his […]