Category Archives: 2nd Amendment

A Lame Duck Country?

Thomas Sowell is one of my favorite columnists. From Wikipedia: Thomas Sowell (/soʊl/; born June 30, 1930) is an American economist, social theorist, political philosopher and author. He is currently Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. Sowell was … Continue reading

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Universal Background Checks

Much has been said recently about the desirability of having background checks before people can buy a firearm, either through a licensed dealer or from a private individual. Reasonable people do have valid concerns about firearms falling into the hands … Continue reading

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Inside the Zimmerman Trial

Almost everyone in America was aware of the Zimmerman trial that ended in a not guilty verdict in Florida recently. Some may have only been peripherally aware and others may have followed it closely. Now I would like to give … Continue reading

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The Well Regulated Militia

Got into a short discussion with WordPress blogger and writer Rawclyde! the other day and as usual the subject of the 2nd Amendment came up. He commented: “I would like to dig into the history where the making of the famous ‘militia’ … Continue reading

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