Somewhat to my surprise, earlier this year, Illinois passed an assault weapons ban, justified in part as an attempt to end mass-shootings. The ban is already under attack in the courts and dozens of county Sheriffs have claimed they will not enforce it. Lots of people in the RKBA((Right to Keep and Bear Arms)) community think it won't survive court scrutiny, especially in light … [Read more...] about Assault Weapon Ban Theater
Michael Moore Tries to Rescue Us From Guns
The gun control debate has been raging lately, and now filmmaker Michael Moore has arrived to save the day with his proposal to repeal and replace the 2nd Amendment. I read it over, and of course it would be very bad for gun owners. That's tempered by the fact that it is also very stupid.Join me in a whirlwind tour:The inalienable right of a free people to be kept safe … [Read more...] about Michael Moore Tries to Rescue Us From Guns
If Only the Paperwork
Over at Addicting Info, Jameson Parker complains that, as he puts it in the headline, "NRA Argues People Should Be Allowed To Lie On Gun Registration Forms, Defeating The Whole Purpose."This arose out of a criminal case decided by the Supreme Court a few months ago, where Bruce Abramski bought a gun on behalf of his uncle, but filled in the paperwork with his own … [Read more...] about If Only the Paperwork
A Few Reasons for Opposing Background Checks For Gun Purchases
I see lots of political and policy commentary go by on Facebook, and I'd like to respond to some of it, but Facebook is a very annoying place for that kind of give-and-take. People don't write articles or blog posts on Facebook, they post images with text in them, and the only response you can provide is a brief comment. It's not as bad as Twitter, but it's not a great format … [Read more...] about A Few Reasons for Opposing Background Checks For Gun Purchases
Join the Mobile Infantry and save the world. Service guarantees citizenship!
Chris Hallquist intrigued me with a recent post about the number of crazy people who think an armed revolution will be needed in the US in the next few years. I'll ignore the horrible infographic he used at the start of the post for now since I'm currently more interested in his attitude toward such an armed rebellion against the government.Chris suggests that these people … [Read more...] about Join the Mobile Infantry and save the world. Service guarantees citizenship!