Category Archives: GUN RIGHTS

Rights vs “The Police Posers Of The State”

The gun ban lobby is back, stating “the police powers of the state limit the gun rights granted by an amendment to the Constitution.” The banner’s position is simple enough. If there were no guns there would be no crime. … Continue reading

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for some, “Plain As Your Nose” is Obscure

Seattle URL complains tht the Constitution contains no provision protecting gun rights, and that the FBI website I link to is a fake. II serously doubt that I could obtain a dot.Gov URL for love nor money, and an comparison … Continue reading

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The Second Amendment, Redux

Someone signing as “Trotter” challenges my interpretation of the Second Amendment, saying it merly authorizes a National Guard or “organized militia.” If so, the Amendment is an anachronism, since it predated organized State militias by a number of years. But … Continue reading

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“The Power To Tax Is The Power To Destroy”

The Daily Cone reports a Washington State judgehas upheld Seattle’s “gun violence tax,.” Two years ago Seattle imposed what amounts to a luxury tax on guns, calling it a “gun violence tax. The tax was promptly made the subject of … Continue reading

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A Twilight Sermon On Rights

Bacl in the wee hours checking the news for something more accurate than Fake News HQ?Cable’s fable tghat President Trump is killing gun sales: That a New York Congressman wants to ban Hawaii’s right to ban guns, which is the … Continue reading

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If One Right Is Protected, They all Should Be

Someone stopped by searching for “gun possession constitutional.” In law, a “right” is a legal permission to do something morally correct, justifiable, or at least acceptable. Our Constitution grants Americans just one “right,” the right to vote. The first ten … Continue reading

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What Gun Rights Do Americans Have?

A Dedham, Massachusetts URL asks “what gun rights have.” I suspect the question was intended sarcastically but I answer questions, so…. The Second Amendment is the only Article of the Bill of Rights drawn up in formal legal language, with … Continue reading

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Should All Felons Gun Rights Be Denied?

One of the California cases denied by the Supreme Court involves Federal law removing a convict who faced more than 365 days in prison their gun rights, regardless of the triviality of the crime they are accused of. There are … Continue reading

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“What Are Gun Rights?”

Someone stopped by searching for What is the gun right.” Actually there is more than one in the United States. If you are an American citizen you have the right to “keep and bear arms,” and “arms” includes but is … Continue reading

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What Percentage Of Americans Support Gun Rights?”

Someone stopped by searching for “percent americans support gun rights.” A majority, certainly, but depending on how the proposition is worded and where it appears, surveys looking for the other side of the coin, “who supports gun control” result in … Continue reading

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