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Carry License Reciprocity State by State

Sunday, March 1st, 2009

This list represents a “best faith” effort through telephonic contact with the respective states’ Attorneys General offices, Departments of Public Safety or State Police agencies. It should be used as a planning document only. The issue of concealed carry license reciprocity is a dynamic one and subject to frequent change. Several states are involved in […]

ACLU on the Second Amendment!

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Internet Project: If anyone knows of a local or state ACLU chapter that supports the Second Amendment as an “individual right,” please e-mail me at www@saf.org NEW: ALCU Chapter stumped on Responding to Question on Meaning of the Second Amendment. originally from the NY Post, October 2, 2001. Previous ACLU answer: “We would be better […]

“Victimized” FBI Chief Savages Meddling Clinton

Sunday, January 1st, 2006

The FBI has finally drawn a line in the sand. There will be no more favors for this White House or any other White House, it seems. Henceforth the Bureau will look after its own interests and, apparently, stop squandering its once vaunted prestige by carrying out the bidding of the Clinton administration. In a […]

What the Second Amendment says

Wednesday, March 28th, 2001

The Cincinnati Enquirer Wednesday, March 28, 2001 Local Voices, Page B7 http://enquirer.com/ Posted for educational purposes only. Chuck Klein is a member of the Enquirer’s Local Voices panel, which contributes columns to the opinion pages twice a week.  Does the Second Amendment and/or the Ninth Amendment acknowledge an unconditional right to keep and bear arms? […]

Guns kept the Klan enemies at bay in Deep South

Saturday, January 1st, 2000

This article was originally published in the Grand Forks Herald on 10/09/94. http://www.gfherald.com Posted for educational purposes only. Prof. John Salter is the Director of the Indian Studies Program at the University of North Dakota. By John R. Salter Jr. GRAND FORKS — The Herald’s Oct. 2 Focus page features lots of seriously misleading material: […]

Important Quotes on Guns, Liberty, Government, Militia & Crime

Saturday, January 1st, 2000

These collections of important quotes are designed to educate people on the real nature of the gun control debate. These quotes are helpful for debates, research papers, and letters to the editor. The quotes are listed by category and whenever possible, a hyperlink to the quote in context is included. A. Founding Fathers & their […]

Multiple Victim Public Shootings, Bombings, and Right-to-Carry Concealed Handgun Laws: Contrasting Private and Public Law Enforcement

Saturday, January 1st, 2000

Few events obtain the same instant worldwide news coverage as multiple victim public shootings. These crimes allow us to study the alternative methods used to kill a large number of people (e.g., shootings versus bombings), marginal deterrence and the severity of the crime, substitutability of penalties, private versus public methods of deterrence and incapacitation, and […]

A Right to Keep and Bear Arms? The State of the Debate

Sunday, August 8th, 1999

by William G. Dennis Since this article was written, armed paramilitary groups that call themselves “militias” have been prominent in the news. The author does not contest the right of these groups to label themselves as they please. But neither this article nor the general body of scholarship on the Second Amendment uses that term […]

Suing Gun Manufacturers: Hazardous to Our Health

Monday, March 1st, 1999

The mayors of Chicago and New Orleans have filed lawsuits on behalf of their cities against the gun industry, and two similar lawsuits filed on behalf of private citizens are already moving through the courts, with a mixed verdict rendered in one of the private suits. The Chicago suit and the private suits contend that […]

What is the “Militia”? And Who are “The People”?

Monday, March 1st, 1999

by Dave LaCourse The Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America reads that: A well regulated Militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. Gun control advocates declare that this Amendment is only a “collective […]