Monthly Archives: January 2012

Opinion: Gun-law gaps upend our democracy

Our unwillingness to get serious about an epidemic of gun violence brings us the equivalent of 11 Columbine massacres every week — three 9/11s every year. Continue reading

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Endowments Bill passed in Council again – Deccan Herald

Endowments Bill passed in Council again Deccan Herald The Karnataka Hindu Religious Institutions and Charitable Endowments ( Second Amendment ) 2011 Bill, which was defeated in the Assembly in December last, has been passed in the Council for the second time. The Bill, piloted by Muzrai Minister V S Acharya … Continue reading

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Texas Upholds the 2nd Amendment or Does It? – AmmoLand.com (press release)

AmmoLand.com (press release) Texas Upholds the 2nd Amendment or Does It? AmmoLand.com (press release) One of the more controversial provisions of the Constitution is the Second Amendment , which grants Americans the “right to keep and bear arms.” Despite having been ratified in 1791, the Second Amendment continues to be a subject of fervent debate, … and more?? Continue reading

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Montgomery County OKs change to local gun law – Houston Chronicle

Montgomery County OKs change to local gun law Houston Chronicle By Nicklaus Lovelady By the numbers Montgomery County Commissioners have adopted a policy change that will allow county employees with a concealed handgun license to bring their weapons to work. The former policy, which simply states employees are … Continue reading

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Madison, Gun-Rights Group Settle Lawsuit for $10,000

A federal court has ordered the city of Madison to pay members of a gun-rights group $10,000 to settle a lawsuit. Continue reading

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In Support of Portantino’s Open Carry Rifle Ban – Patch.com

In Support of Portantino's Open Carry Rifle Ban Patch.com The US Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision June 28, 2010 that constitutional protections for Second Amendment rights extended to cities and states, effectively voiding a Chicago city law banning handguns. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) Getty … Continue reading

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Clinton legislator seeks relief from police when lawfully carrying firearm – StandardNet

StandardNet Clinton legislator seeks relief from police when lawfully carrying firearm StandardNet “Whenever you try to take away someone's Second Amendment rights, there needs to be some protection there,” Rep. Paul Ray, R-Clinton, said of existing enforcement of disorderly conduct rules by some communities in regard to firearms. and more?? Continue reading

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Florida man sues Montana deputies over gun arrest

A Marine Corps captain from Florida has filed a federal lawsuit claiming Lincoln County, Wyo., sheriff's deputies violated his Second Amendment rights by arresting him while repeatedly asking him whether he was carrying… Continue reading

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Anti Second Amendment forces do not stop their incessant attack on our freedom … – Human Events

Anti Second Amendment forces do not stop their incessant attack on our freedom … Human Events by Raquel Okyay Their latest move is a proposed law being circulated and discussed in Forsyth County, NC which would make firearms illegal to carry in local parks. Supporting the measure, the editorial pages of the Winston-Salem Journal make an … Continue reading

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Score: NYC 1 v. Bill of Rights 0 – Human Events

Human Events Score: NYC 1 v. Bill of Rights 0 Human Events Arresting law-abiding citizens for declaring a licensed firearm is anti- Second Amendment ,” according to Stapleton. Meckler's attorney advised him that he could try to recover his firearm, but the $5000-7000 costs were no guarantee. Continue reading

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