Constitutional Civilian Gun Rights: A Rarity Across the Globe

The constitutional right to keep and bear arms has been, for most of human history, an anomaly. Rarely have such rights been included in constitutions or founding documents. However, discussion of the idea itself goes back to before written constitutions were commonplace. In their philosophical and political writings, historic figures including John Locke and Niccolò Machiavelli […]

A Pot Conviction Shouldn’t Negate Your Right to Armed Self Defense

“Ten years ago, when the Supreme Court recognized that the Second Amendment protects the right to keep guns for self-defense, it said ‘nothing in our opinion should be taken to cast doubt on longstanding prohibitions on the possession of firearms by felons.’ Yet if the right to protect oneself against aggressors is “fundamental,” as the Court said […]

Criminal Anti-Gun Group ‘Betsy Riot’ Almost Dead

The group Betsy Riot specializes in childish vandalism in their quest to oppose their fellow Americans’ civil rights.  They paste stickers, hang illegal signs, paint graffiti and deface traffic signs with crude, profane anti-gun messages. In 2016, they mailed Christmas cards with graphic imagery of gunshot wounds to a variety of high-profile gun folks including Robert […]

Judge to Hear Arguments Today in NRA Suit vs. New York Gov. Cuomo

In the (not so) olden days, we had Operation Choke Point. That was the Obama Justice Department’s 2013 effort to squeeze firearms-related firms by threatening banks and other financial institutions that dared to do business with them. That legal and financial intimidation finally ended in 2017 with the change of administrations. Now that the federal government’s […]

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