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 […]

Home Owner Shoots Burglar With Shotgun After a Warning Shot

Forty-seven-year-old Todd Burns is alive, though recovering from emergency surgery, because the person whose garage he broke into was kind (or foolish) enough to fire a warning shot. Around 3:00am on Thursday morning, Burns and a female companion were driving through a quiet Arkansas neighborhood looking for (according to the woman) “free camping” in the area. […]