All Is Not Lost in California

By Yih-Chau Chang “Thus, what is of supreme importance in war is to attack the enemy’s strategy.” – Sun Tzu One might be forgiven to believe that the fight over the Second Amendment is all but lost here in California. In fact, this is a sentiment that is echoed almost universally, not only in the […]

July 4th: Our Natural Rights and Resolve Keep Us Free

By Sara Tipton Being American is epic. But it’s an experience that only a small percentage of Earth’s inhabitants can enjoy. On this day, when we celebrate our Declaration of Independence from our country’s British overlords, we should remember that most of the world’s population labors under the yoke of government tyranny. We’re lucky. But our liberation […]

Democrats Target the Gun Industry as ‘The Enemy’

By Joe Bartozzi Last week, from the Democratic primary debate stage, former Vice President Joe Biden said we were the enemy. “Our enemy is the gun manufacturers, not the NRA, the gun manufacturers,” Biden said. Not a single candidate on stage that night, or the night before, condemned the remark. Their silence is tacit agreement. Not […]

California Pension Fund Gun Stock Ban Cost Beneficiaries $11 Million in Returns

  By Elizabeth McGuigan Earlier this week, the Wall Street Journal captured the political battles being fought behind the scenes of one of the largest public employee pension fund in the country: the California Public Employees’ Retirement System, or CalPERS. In the article, aptly titled, “Calpers’ Dilemma: Save the World or Make Money?” the author reviews the […]

Buy Yourself a Father’s Day Gift This Year

Another Father’s Day. What was it this year, a pair of socks? A set of socket wrenches? Maybe a(nother) ‘World’s Greatest Dad‘ coffee mug? Gee, thanks guys!  Now that you’ve eaten your special breakfast with the kiddies and said all the obligatory thank-you’s, it’s time for a real Father’s Day present. Which means (if you’re lucky) […]

Why Does the Second Amendment Refer to “The People”?

By MarkPA Madison’s draft of the Second Amendment declares that “the right of the People to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed”.  He could have left out “of the People” without loss of meaning if he intended to guarantee that natural right to all. Alternatively, he could have defined the class of protected persons with some other term.  For […]