Gun Control

Texas man turned away from voting booth over pro-gun Second Amendment T-shirt

Texas man turned away from voting booth over pro-gun Second Amendment T-shirt

A Texas man says he got shot down when he tried to cast his ballot on the first day of early voting in the Republican primary because he was wearing a T-shirt in support of gun rights. Chris Driskill says he went to his polling place last week but was […]

Gun Control and the Constitution: Should We Amend the Second Amendment?

Gun Control and the Constitution: Should We Amend the Second Amendment?

The liveliest (and oldest) former member of the U.S. Supreme Court is at it again. John Paul Stevens, 93, served on the highest court in the land for an impressive 35 years, from 1975 until his retirement in June 2010. Known for his bow ties, brilliant legal mind, and striking […]

Supreme Court turns down two 2nd Amendment appeals from NRA

Supreme Court turns down two 2nd Amendment appeals from NRA

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has turned down a pair of 2nd Amendment appeals lodged by the National Rifle Assn., keeping in place laws that restrict those under 21 years old from buying or carrying a handgun. Without comment, the justices dismissed claims by NRA attorneys who argued limits on […]

Connecticut gun owners line up to register their guns prior to the December 31 deadline. Photo credit: George Roelofson/WTNH.

Connecticut’s Quandary: Prosecute 100,000 New Felons in the State or Ignore the New Gun Laws?

New gun laws in the state of Connecticut require that owners of “assault rifles” register with the state. But Connecticut knows they have a problem. As of December 31, 2013, only about 50,000 guns had been registered, which is only about 15% of the semi-automatic rifles believed to be in […]

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