Category Archives: GUN LAWS

“Lautenberg Amendment Repeal 2014?”

someone stopped by searching for “lautenberg amendment repeal 2014″ The Lautenberg Amendment has not been repealed, and the chances of that abomination which denies an accused individuals both their civil rights and due process is not likely to be repealed … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania’s Gun Law Preemtion Bill?

Someone stopped by searching for “pa gun law preemption.” I assume the search was for the text of House Bill 80, recently signed into law by Governor Ed Rendell. That bill allows individuals to sue – well, let the law … Continue reading

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How Many Contries Have Gun Control Laws?

Someone stopped by searching for “how many countries have gun control laws.” The exact count depends on your definition of a “country.” The count varies between a dozen that could go it alone of the rest of the earth’s population … Continue reading

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Missouri State Senator Demands 10 Years For Gun Crimes

Missouri State Senator Jamilah Nasheed intends to introduce a bill setting a ten year minimum penalty for gun crimes. Objectively, a criminal’s greatest fer is prompt and severe punishment for their crimes. A severe mandatory penalty is a powerful deterrent … Continue reading

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What is wrong with storing guns and ammo separately?

Someone one dropped a comment, deleted for language, essentially asking what is wrong with storing guns and ammo separately. When guns and ammunition are stored separately armed self defense becomes difficult or impossible. And thousands of cases like this each … Continue reading

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Louisiana: Baton Rouge Gun Law Struck Down

The Advocate reports a Baton Rough Parish ordinance outlawing guns in cars while the driver is inside an establishment that sells alcoholic beverages has been declared unconstitutional and struck down by a Federal judge. As with other jurisdictions that have … Continue reading

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“Gun laws enforced and written?”

One of the search engines sent someone by searching for “laws enforced and written.” Since this is obviously a gun blog I will assume the search was for “Are gun laws enforced as they are written.” Very seldom. One case … Continue reading

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Sir Winston Churchill’s Advice For Gun Control Activists

British statesman and historian Sir Winston Churchill had a bit of advice that gun control advocates would do well to follow: However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results. In the 519 years since the first gun … Continue reading

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Half Year Gun Law Total

Observant Alley readers will recall that instead of maintaining a running count of enacted gun laws that have been enacted or imposed as well as a count of gun laws currently in force in favor of adding, and sometimes subtracting, … Continue reading

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Welcome to the visitors fcrom Suomen tasavalta

I see the Alley had several visitors from the Finnish Republic today. Welcome, and I hope the overview of official Finnish crime statistics and commentary were of value to you. Stranger

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