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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 […]

Most Liberal Court in America Upholds 2nd Amendment Rights

Most Liberal Court in America Upholds 2nd Amendment Rights

This news is almost too good to believe. Howard Galganov reports that San Francisco’s Ninth Circuit Court — the most liberal court in America — passed judgment on February 13th to uphold Americans’ right to carry a firearm without special permission from the government. This is a significant ruling that […]

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 […]

Supreme Court weighs gun rights challenge

Supreme Court weighs gun rights challenge

The Supreme Court took up a new gun rights case on Wednesday, weighing whether it should be a crime for someone to buy a gun for somebody else, if both people are legally allowed to own one. Justices on Wednesday heard from Bruce James Abramski, Jr., a former police officer […]

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