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County Attorney Jim Nichols Violating State Law

I’ve been digging my nose into Texas law as it relates to the disposition of my guns that were stolen from me by Temple Police Officer Steven Ermis and endorsed by Sergeant Thomas Menix. Yesterday, I went to… Read More


The Gun Grabber Goofball

“Chicago’s supposedly ‘tough’ gun laws are utterly pointless when states around it have weak gun laws. America needs to take federal action. The gun ‘rights’ lobby can tell me the only answer to gun violence is more guns… Read More


The NRA is on the Frontlines of Defending the Second Amendment

I try to keep up with any discussion on gun control, the Second Amendment (2A), and bills being considered that affect our right to keep and bear arms (RKBA). So, it’s only logical that I would find the… Read More


Guns Don’t Kill, Gun Control Does

Democratic Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) told MSNBC yesterday that if we just had more background checks and increased penalties for straw purchasers the Boston Marathon bombing wouldn’t have happened. “As it stands right now, the next Tamerlan can… Read More


VP Biden Sees Gun Control “Before The Year Is Out”

At a forum as part of the McCain Institute for International Leadership, Vice President Joe Biden promised that his administration will ensure tighter gun control policies are enacted before the year is out. “For the first time ever,… Read More


Fort Hood Soldier Illegally Disarmed

No, this post isn’t about me. Hang with me through some boring backstory before I get to the meat of this post. Brown v. Texas was a landmark case for the 4th Amendment. The amendment reads: The right… Read More


Key Firearms Bills Before the Texas Legislature

A large number of bills are currently working their way through various committees and both chambers of the Texas legislature. I want to take a moment to let you know about some that I think are important to… Read More


An Open Letter to Senator Dianne Feinstein

Senator Feinstein, I’m writing this letter to take exception to comments you recently made before the Senate Judiciary Committee about PTSD. In response to an amendment offered by Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) that would have exempted military personnel… Read More


When is Human Hunting Season?

Anti-gun, anti-Constitution Senator Diane Feinstein (D-CA) should be required to pass a senate aptitude test. On Thursday, she testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee in support of her draconian bills to limit the rights of people to own… Read More


Defending our Right to Keep and Bear Arms

Today, I spoke before my local City Council here in Texas. Prior to my speech, I presented the Mayor and city council members with a copy of a draft resolution that seeks to nullify any federal laws that… Read More


Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act of 2013

Wow. With a name like Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorist Act (H.R. 720) who would be opposed right? I mean, is there an act to deny firearms and explosives to peaceful or philanthropic terrorists and the… Read More


Oak Harbor City Councilman Afraid of Vet’s Concealed Handgun

I have to share this. The city of Oak Harbor in Washington State recently held a city council meeting. During that meeting, an Afghanistan veteran, Lucas Yonkman, approached the podium to deliver some thoughts to the council about… 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


PTSD and Gun Control

The Obama administration is set to release details of Vice President Biden’s “working group” on gun control tomorrow. He will lay out exactly what he plans to seek in terms of more regulations that he wants Congress to… Read More


On Banning “Assault Weapons” and “High-Capacity” Magazines

I think it’s about time to sit down and talk with you realistically about the ignorance of those advocating for bans on so-called “assault weapons” (AW) and so-called “high-capacity” magazines. First and foremost, I object to the use… Read More