The Second Amendment is a Fraud

[The claim of an individual’s right to own firearms] is “one of the greatest pieces of fraud — I repeat the word ‘fraud’ — on the American public by special interest groups that I have ever seen in my lifetime.” –  the late Warren Burger, former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court  

NBC News: Kavanaugh Will Give Guns to Abusive Husbands

“Newer laws that take guns away from abusive husbands or partners, and from distraught or mentally disturbed individuals, could be overturned. Laws that regulate access to assault-style weapons — far more lethal than anything our Founding Fathers could have imagined — are also at risk. “Kavanaugh’s extreme take on the Second Amendment would undermine other […]

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 […]

NSSF Backs President’s Nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court

The NSSF released the following statement: The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms, ammunition and related industries, tonight expressed its strong support for President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to become an Associate Justice of the United […]

Legal Precedents Don’t Favor Gun Owners in Confiscation Cases

One of the arguments gun rights advocates frequently make when discussing the legality of outlawing the possession of certain firearms (so-called “assault weapons”) and gear (standard capacity magazines, bump fire stocks) is that requiring gun owners to remove, destroy or turn in the banned items constitutes an illegal taking under the Fifth Amendment. …nor shall […]

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