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SCOTUS Declines To Hear CCW Case

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear Masciandaro v. United States today. Amid all the speculation about why SCOTUS would refuse the case- suggestions that they don’t want to take on concealed carry rights, for instance- I believe there’s a more-probable, but less-obvious reason: I think SCOTUS doesn’t want to overcomplicate the Obamacare case. Let me explain: Obamacare will basically ...

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Romney On Guns: Like Father, Like Son

Mitt Romney says he “supports the Second Amendment”. And, based on a casual glance at his record, you could almost believe him. As governor of Massachusetts, he signed some laws to protect hunters and clarified some language in the state’s gun laws. On the other hand, he signed an “assault weapons” ban. As Mitt has said, he was a Republican governor in “a ...

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Lessons Learned From LEOSA

The National Right-To-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2011 passed in the House of Representatives last week. Although it’s safe to say the bill won’t pass through the Democrat-controlled Senate or be signed by President Obama, the bill is good law and, if all goes well for Republicans next year, the GOP will certainly make another attempt to pass it after January 2013. ...

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National Right To Carry: An Individual Right, Not A State Right

The U.S. House of Representatives voted on National Right To Carry on November 16th. An unusual argument against gun rights has been presented by the small-government crowd, of which I consider myself a member. Ed Morrissey at Hot Air best describes this issue: For permit holders like myself, the ability to travel with my pistol into other states without having ...

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Texas Allows Students to Defend Themselves

The reported a story on Texas’ allowing students to defend themselves from thugs, rapists and psychos like the one that killed 32 students at Virginia Tech. Imagine if just one of those students had a self-defense weapon. University administrators strongly opposed the measure that the Texas State House passed. It is likely that they fought against it not out ...

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