Category Archives: Gun Control

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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Criminals Safe From Background Checks

So the Senate is trying to come up with a law to mandate background checks in private gun sales (sales between two individuals who are not FFL licensed dealers, the so-called “Gun Show Loophole.”  Wonder if anyone has thought of … Continue reading

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On Your Own

Saw this headline today (March 12th, 2013): Residents Urged To Prep For ‘Two Weeks On Your Own’… Fire officials were on hand to remind the public of what a similar quake [similiar to March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan] … Continue reading

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Freedom Control

Too much freedom is messy. Many people behave responsibly given some freedom, but a few – sociopaths, criminals, and the mentally insane – will use the license that freedom gives them to prey on the weak and to to wreck … Continue reading

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Freedom Or Safety

A commenter on another blog posed an interesting reply: The idea that the government … or any other institution could effectively regulate personal transactions of weapons (be them ‘assault’ weapons or not) is an absurd proposition. It’s not workable, or … Continue reading

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