The NRA Congratulates Justice Kavanaugh

From the NRA-ILA: FAIRFAX, Va.– The National Rifle Association today applauded the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve as an associate justice on the United States Supreme Court. “On behalf of our nearly six million members, the NRA congratulates Brett Kavanaugh on his confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court,” said Chris W. Cox, executive director, National Rifle […]

Banning ARs Because They’re Semi-Automatic is Like Banning Books Because People Have Newspapers. Or Something

“Again this is all about precedent for me, trying to read exactly what the Supreme Court said. And if you read the McDonald case, and I concluded that it could not be distinguished as a matter of law that semiautomatic rifles from semiautomatic handguns, and semiautomatic rifles are widely possessed in the United States. There […]

NRA President Oliver North: We Stand With Brett Kavanaugh

The National Rifle Association (NRA) has released a new, hard-hitting ad supporting Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. In it, the NRA’s new president Lt. Col. Oliver North (ret.) pulls no punches in defense of the Supreme Court nominee. In fact, North goes after certain U.S. Senators in particular, pointing out their shameful hypocrisy, lies and […]

NSSF and Senator Kelly Ayotte on the Kavanaugh Confirmation Process

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has scheduled hearings on the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court for September 4. The lead-up to the hearings is featuring all of the hysterics and histrionics we’ve come to expect from the SCOTUS nomination process since, well, Robert Bork. As a recent article quoting Washington state’s former […]

What to Expect From A Kavanaugh Supreme Court – Part 2

By MarkPA [Ed: In Part 1, the author discussed the likely process of change toward less infringing interpretations of the Second Amendment. Here, he speculates about what might likely change, and what results might develop.] The website Bearing Arms suspects that Trump’s pending Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, might support training or testing requirements to be issued an […]

What to Expect From A Kavanaugh Supreme Court – Part 1

By MarkPA In “The Death of Gun Control?” Dr. Robert Young wrote: “Now, [Second Amendment jurisprudence] will develop with the intended purpose of limiting government power rather than ‘living’ through death by a thousand cuts.” But these changes will not necessarily occur dramatically or at once. The new composition of SCOTUS should place Chief Justice Roberts, with […]

Kavanaugh on Guns, White Defends Himself and Fitzpatrick’s Inconvenient Friends – TTAG Daily Digest

Judge Kavanaugh and the Second Amendment A must-read from Dave Kopel on Brett Kavanaugh’s view of gun rights . . . As Justice Kavanaugh explained, semi-automatic rifles date back to the Winchesters and Remingtons of 1903-06. Meanwhile, “The first semi-automatic shotgun, designed by John Browning and manufactured by Remington, hit the market in 1905 and […]

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