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The Supreme Court Just Opened The Door To Regulating Gun Stores Out Of Existence

Chris Rock had a joke a back in the 90’s about not bothering with gun control and making bullets cost $5000 each instead. Today, the Supreme Court gave the gun control movement the next best thing by affirming that while there is a second amendment right to own a gun, there’s no such thing as …Continue […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Twisted History Of Oliver North

When Lt. Col. Oliver North became NRA President yesterday, gun lovers throughout America welcomed their new leader. CEO Wayne LaPierre called him “a legendary warrior for American freedom, a gifted communicator and skilled leader” and Dana Loetsch praised him as “a total warrior for …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Case For Repealing The Second Amendment

In the debate about gun control, everything comes back to the validity and applicability of the Second Amendment in a modern context. What’s its purpose? Why is it still necessary? Honestly, while I understand the arguments of the gun culture, I don’t grasp why, in a modern context, firearms need …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Justice John Paul Stevens: “Repeal the Second Amendment”

Shortly before his death, former President Gerald R. Ford declared, “I am prepared to allow history’s judgment of my term in office to rest (if necessary, exclusively) on my nomination thirty years ago of Justice John Paul Stevens to the U.S. Supreme Court.” Stevens, an Illinois judge, was seen by …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Parkland Survivors Tell America: “We’ve Seen Our Friends Text Their Parents Goodbye. We Are The Experts.”

Last night, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students David Hogg and Cameron Kasky joined Bill Maher to discuss the campus shooting in Parkland, FL, and their campaign to prevent future gun violence. I was skeptical that two 17 year olds would be able to handle themselves on Maher’s show, and …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Post-Alexandria, Expect More Restrictions on First Amendment Rights and Zero Restrictions on Second Amendment Rights

At some point in the near past, the Republican Party decided that Second Amendment rights were the only rights that are absolute and untouchable — rights that can not be regulated or restricted in any way. Ever. It used to be that Republican saints like Ronald Reagan could support sensible …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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