Monthly Archives: February 2016

Dunblane gun law changes ‘have made Britain safer’ – Scotsman

Scotsman Dunblane gun law changes 'have made Britain safer' Scotsman Speaking to the Radio Times, campaigner Mr North said the UK was now a safer place because of gun law changes brought in after Dunblane. He said: “Are we and our children now safer from guns? The answer is a definite Yes. Gun crime is significantly … Continue reading

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Justice Thomas Asks Questions at Oral Argument for 1st Time in 10 Years – legal Insurrection (blog)

legal Insurrection (blog) Justice Thomas Asks Questions at Oral Argument for 1st Time in 10 Years legal Insurrection (blog) The case which prompted Thomas to substantively engage in oral argument centers on the Second Amendment . Thomas choosing to break his habitual silence on this Second Amendment case may have been in homage to his friend Scalia, who greatly … Thomas Saves His Questions from the Bench for Constitutional Concerns The National Law Journal (registration) Justice Thomas breaks 10-year silence in court USA TODAY Clarence Thomas breaks 10-year Supreme Court silence, asks questions in gun case Syracuse.com NPR all 356 news articles » Continue reading

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Sensible gun legislation and the Second Amendment – Sunbury Daily Item

Sensible gun legislation and the Second Amendment Sunbury Daily Item His words are in defense of the Second Amendment , but what too many defenders of this amendment fail to recognize is that all rights are limited. Freedom of speech doesn't allow one to slander, commit perjury, con others, or shout “fire” in a crowded … Letter: Sheriffs the wrong people to be against gun reform Aspen Times Letter: What's the difference between a 'lobby' and 'advocacy group' in gun debate? Tri-City Herald all 3 news articles » Continue reading

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U. of Texas Dean Says Gun Law Isn’t Only Reason for Move to Penn – Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog)

Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog) U. of Texas Dean Says Gun Law Isn't Only Reason for Move to Penn Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog) When the University of Texas at Austin's longtime architecture dean announced last week that he planned to take a job at his alma mater, the University of Pennsylvania, and cited Texas' controversial campus-carry gun law as a reason for the move, news … UT Architecture Dean Cites Campus Carry Gun Law As A Reason For His Departure KERA News A University of Texas-Austin dean resigns over new gun laws AL.com New Penn dean explains why gun law drove him from Texas Philly.com all 15 news articles » Continue reading

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En Banc Denial Keeps DC Gun Law Paralyzed – Courthouse News Service

En Banc Denial Keeps DC Gun Law Paralyzed Courthouse News Service And though the district does have good reason to require that gun owners pass a safety test, a test covering local gun laws lacks similar grounding, the majority ruled. Writing for the majority, Judge Douglas Ginsberg tossed the district's attempt to … Continue reading

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University of Houston staff advised over new Texas gun law – Times Higher Education (THE)

Times Higher Education (THE) University of Houston staff advised over new Texas gun law Times Higher Education (THE) Faculty members opposed to Texas's new campus concealed carry law have argued that it will chill academic freedom and free speech. A set of recommendations from the University of Houston's Faculty Senate on how to teach under campus carry is the new … and more » Continue reading

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Great Basin Scientific (GBSN) Enters Second Amendment Agreement with Certain Conv. Noteholders – StreetInsider.com

Great Basin Scientific (GBSN) Enters Second Amendment Agreement with Certain Conv. Noteholders StreetInsider.com Get an inside look at Wall Street with StreetInsider Premium. Get your 2-week free trial here. Great Basin Scientific (NASDAQ: GBSN). Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement. As previously disclosed on the Current Report on Form 8-K filed … Continue reading

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New gun laws on US colleges are great news for potential sexual predators – Quartz

Quartz New gun laws on US colleges are great news for potential sexual predators Quartz Students at public universities in Texas will be allowed to carry concealed weapons on campus come Aug. 1, 2016, thanks to “campus carry” legislation passed by the Texas state congress in 2015. The people behind the law, including Texas governor Greg … and more » Continue reading

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New gun laws on US colleges are great news for potential sexual predators – Quartz

Quartz New gun laws on US colleges are great news for potential sexual predators Quartz Students at public universities in Texas will be allowed to carry concealed weapons on campus come Aug. 1, 2016, thanks to “campus carry” legislation passed by the Texas state congress in 2015. The people behind the law, including Texas governor Greg … and more » Continue reading

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Group calls for better gun laws following Dayton church shooting – Dayton Daily News

Dayton Daily News Group calls for better gun laws following Dayton church shooting Dayton Daily News A Dayton community group called for better gun violence regulations and enforcement following the shooting death of the Rev. William Schooler Sunday during church services at his West end church. Schooler was allegedly shot by his brother, Daniel … and more » Continue reading

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