Showing posts with label self-defense. Show all posts
Showing posts with label self-defense. Show all posts

2nd Amendment Assaults

Latest Update: July 7, 2017
NRA scores two victories against California gun-control laws
Why California gun owners may be breaking the law on July 1
Bullet-proof posters to hide behind in case the "gun-free zone" sign isn't working
A resounding vote against Due Process and the Second Amendment
Thought police order psych exam for student who made anti-gun control video

Jackie Mason Says That If Michael Bloomberg Is Serious About Gun Control, He Should Disarm His 12 Bodyguards

by Awr Hawkins.   Comic Jackie Mason says that if Michael Bloomberg is serious about gun control, he should disarm the 12 bodyguards who hedge in his every move. Otherwise, Bloomberg is just a hypocrite benefiting from the safety of a wall of guns, while calling for Americans to forfeit the safety that guns could bring to them and their      ... MORE

You Know Less Than You Think About Guns

by Brian Doherty.   "There is a gun for roughly every man, woman, and child in America," President Barack Obama proclaimed after the October mass shooting that killed 10 at Umpqua Community College in Oregon. "So how can you, with a straight face, make the argument that more guns will make us safer? We know that states with the most gun laws tend ... MORE

William N. Grigg: Police Chiefs Across The US Admit Armed Citizens, Not Cops, Is The Best Deterrent Against Terrorism

“If you’re a terrorist, you want unarmed citizens."      If you want to be protected from potential terrorist attacks like the recent massacre in Paris, and suspected domestic terrorist incidents such as the murder of three people at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood facility and fourteen more at an office party in San Bernardino, you    ... MORE

Coming: America’s First 24-Hr Firearm Shopping Channel

by Michelle Gorman. GunTV debuts in 2016.     As the fractious debate over American gun laws continues, two people in California are preparing to launch the country’s first all-gun home shopping television channel. Created by Doug Bornstein and Valerie Castle—both of whom previously worked for home shopping networks—the new channel, named    ... MORE

Terrorists Will Not Be Welcomed At One Christian College

No gun-free zone here.    Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. urged students, staff and faculty at his Christian school to get a permit to carry a concealed weapon on campus to counter any copycat attack like the deadly rampage in California just days ago. "Let's teach them a lesson if they ever show up here," Falwell told an estimated 10,000 of   ... MORE

VIDEO: Rand Paul On Mass Shootings & Concealed Carry

John Stossel: Self-Defenseless

Ask the French if they need a 2nd Amendment?    What might have happened if a few of the 1,500 concert attendees in Paris' Bataclan theater had guns? The terrorists had time to kill, reload and kill again. The police unit didn't come for more than a half hour. If a few people in the theater were armed, might they have killed the killers? We'll   ... MORE

Bridget Bowman: Rand Paul Takes Aim At D.C. Gun Laws

Protecting oneself in the nation's capital.  Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is once again drawing the ire of the District of Columbia’s congresswoman by taking aim at D.C.’s gun laws. On Thursday, the libertarian presidential candidate announced he plans to introduce the “Defend Our Capital Act,” which would dismantle some of the District’s gun laws and    ... MORE

Pew Research: Homicide Rates Have Been Cut In Half Over The Past 20 Years (While New Gun Ownership Soared)

"An armed society is a polite society" - R A Heinlein. The Pew Research Center reported last week that the murder rate was cut nearly in half from 7 per 100,000 in 1993 to 3.6 per 100,000 in 2013. Over the same period, overall gun deaths (including accidents and suicides) have fallen by one-third from 15.2 to 10.6 per 100,000. In spite of this, Pew   ... MORE

5 Times Concealed Carriers Have Stopped Mass Shootings

Why not do what works?  We’ve seen our fair share of tragedy over the last decade.  Mass shootings, the loss of life, the cracking of the very fabric of society… Sometimes it’s hard to come up with solutions to these problems.  But what if a solution already existed — and best of all, it worked? It does.  It’s called carrying a concealed firearm every  ... MORE

Thomas Sowell: The 'Gun Control' Farce

Another crack down on law-abiding citizens.  President Obama's intrusion into the mourning community of Roseburg, Oregon, in order to promote his political crusade for stronger gun control laws, is part of a pattern of his using various other sites of shooting rampages in the past to promote this long-standing ... MORE     The 'Gun Control' Farce: Part II.  

Andrew Napolitano: The Natural Right To Self-Defense

A confirmed liar's assault on the Constitution.    While the FBI continued to analyze the emails Hillary Clinton thought she deleted and her advisers pressed her to hire a Republican criminal defense attorney in Washington, a madman used a lawfully purchased handgun to kill a professor and eight students at a community college in Roseburg,  ... MORE

Ending Gun Violence: Common Sense Versus Magic

by Sheldon Richman.     Only you are guaranteed to be present at an attack against you. What passes for thinking about the prevention of gun violence is not thinking at all. Thinking (as problem-solving) is a search for means that can be reasonably expected to achieve a given end. By reasonably I mean that supporting arguments can be provided to  ... MORE

M. David: Is It Ever Legal To Shoot Cops?

Badges do not grant special rights.   Is it ever legal to shoot cops? A growing number of states are passing laws that say that yes, in fact, sometimes it is well within a citizen’s rights to shoot a police officer. Other states have already ruled in favor of citizens shooting police officers in self-defense, (even hip-hop legend Tupac walked    ... MORE

America Has Way Too Many Overseas Military Bases

There are 800 bases in foreign countries.  With the U.S. military having withdrawn many of its forces from Iraq and Afghanistan, most Americans would be forgiven for being unaware that hundreds of U.S. bases and hundreds of thousands of U.S. troops still encircle the globe. Although few know it, the United States garrisons the planet     ... MORE

An 11-Year-Old Demonstrates Good Judgment And Good Marksmanship, Striking Down Home Invader With One Shot

Gun control means using both hands.   An 11-year-old Missouri boy shot and killed a 16-year-old boy during an attempted home invasion Thursday afternoon, St. Louis County police said. Police said two suspects tried to break into the home north of downtown St. Louis twice before the shooting on Thursday. On the third try, authorities said the     ... MORE