Category Archives: Second Amendment

#Enough: On the Senate’s Fight Over Gun Control

With overwhelming public support for reasonable gun control measures like background checks (about 90% of all Americans, demonstrated in five polls in 2015) the GOP is playing with political fire, and with lives, by continuing to resist legislation that is … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Could Rule Assault Weapon Ban Constitutional

People on both sides of the gun debate have been waiting since the middle of September to hear whether the Supreme Court will take up Friedman v. City of Highland Park, the most important Second Amendment case since District of … Continue reading

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Guess what. There are no absolute constitutional rights

“I never saw a body with bullet holes that was more devastating than taking the right to arm ourselves away.” Dr. Ben Carson’s statement in the wake of the Oregon mass shootings is yet another example, as he and others … Continue reading

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