Once again, the Second Amendment debate is front and center in the news. Whenever people violate the rules of human decency, exposing foundational flaws in our society even a turnip knows will never be fixed with some new law, people scream for action. “Just do something!”Predictably, the “do something” drumbeat points to proposed new gun laws and a challenge to the Second Amendment in principle. Then the pontificating begins (from those who’ve not read seven syllables of writings by our country’s founders) with, let’s say, creative and again predictable, hot takes.
Undoing the Musket Argument
Undoing the musket argument... the Bill of Rights is an all-or-nothing proposition. It’s not a legal buffet from which you can pick and choose those rights you like while discarding those you don’t.
How the 2A Community Beat Biden
Almost immediately after Joe Biden nominated David Chipman to be the next director of the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, people in the firearms community familiar with the nominee began working to derail the effort.
SAF Federal Lawsuit Challenges NY Stun Gun, “Taser” Ban
The Second Amendment Foundation has filed a federal lawsuit challenging New York state and municipal laws prohibiting private citizens from possessing and using stun guns and tasers, noting in its complaint, “Most courts have found that bans on stun guns and tasers violate the Second Amendment and are unconstitutional.”
Gun Rights Groups Sue NM Governor Challenging Emergency Order Gun Shop Closures
The Second Amendment Foundation, National Rifle Association and Firearms
ABC News: New Gun Laws Wouldn’t Prevent Mass Shootings
Dear ABC News: The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you
Percentage of Population with Carry Permits By State
Some really interesting data on what percentage of the adult population holds concealed carry permits.
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