Tag: 2nd amendment

It’s Not a War on Cops

The Supreme Court is set to hear a case that could lead to liability for officers making false arrests. Naturally, police unions and their apologists in the media and in conservative circles aren’t happy about this. The NY… Read More

Is Keanu Reeves Out-Gunning You

I’ll be honest, I haven’t done much competitive shooting. Not because I can’t, but because I don’t have a lot of time to invest in it. When I have time, I prefer to work on precision, not speed…. Read More

Government Gets Its Messaging Backwards on Deadly Traffic Stops

“If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face — forever.” George Orwell, 1984 I read an article today and had to reread it twice to ensure that I was reading… Read More

It’s Time for National Reciprocity

As a Soldier, I’ve traveled this country from coast to coast as the Army moved me to new duty stations. Thankfully, all of my duty stations were in the South, except for Fort Irwin and training at the… Read More

No Special Treatment for Veterans on Gun Rights

I’m going to take a lot of heat for this, I predict. But, I say it as someone who actually benefits from these kinds of policies. I think the difference is that I don’t like it for practical… Read More

Exempting Congress from DC Gun Laws Bad Idea

Before I delve into this subject, I want to make a few disclaimers. First, anyone that knows me knows that I am an unconditional defender of the 2nd amendment. I believe that “shall not be infringed” means zero… Read More

Why You Should Support Allowing Felons to Keep and Bear Arms

When people hear that I support allowing felons to keep and bear arms in self defense, people are up in arms. “How can you support violent felons having the right to guns?” Then, when they find out I… Read More

The Second Amendment Protects the Right to Keep and Bear Arms Outside the Home

Turns out billions of dollars can’t buy you an agenda. In another stunning defeat for Bloombergian gun control, a federal court has once again slapped the District of Columbia with a ruling abolishing their stifling gun laws. The… Read More

My Speech at the Oak Harbor City Council meeting on 02/05/2013

Mr. Mayor, members of the council, Citizens of Oak Harbor, and of the United States, I come to you tonight with a heavy heart. I see a beautiful country divided and conflicted. I see a constitution being eroded… Read More

A Tough Solution: Solving the Gun Problem

I’ve taken some criticism for discrediting gun control measures that have been submitted with the goal of preventing crime and saving lives. My goal here is to present some difficult solutions that I think will work. Right up… Read More

Creating Criminals Out of Thin Air

Ayn Rand once wrote, “There’s no way to rule innocent men. The only power government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren’t enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things… Read More

Putting Gun Control to Bed

“I don’t think legitimate sportsmen are going to say, ‘I need an assault weapon to go hunting,’” Cuomo said, according to the New York Times. “There is a balance here — I understand the rights of gun owners;… Read More

Debate Leaves Gunowners With No Clear Option

If only militaries are permitted to have the kinds of weapons that ensure personal and collective self defense, the existence of absolute tyrannies would never be overthrown. Look at the history of many of the African and Arab… Read More

Six Reasons to Vote Like Your Rights Depended On It

Repeal the Second Amendment?!

I was reading a story today over at the York Daily Review, a Pennsylvania news site, and figured it’s about time I wrote another post to put some more reality on the internet.