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Gun Control Debate 101

BY BOB BARR Reading the social media posts of liberals following the latest mass shooting tragedy, occurring over the weekend in the small Texan town...

There’s one thing the TX church shooter didn’t do that should have raised red...

BY ALLEN WEST Our hearts and sincere condolences go out to the congregation of the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. There can be...

New GOP-backed gun control bill may have DIRE consequences for gun owners

BY ALLEN WEST There are times when you want to believe that something won’t happen — but sadly, it does. Such is the case with the...

Bizarro World Second-Amendment Decisions

BY BOB BARR In D.C. Comic’s fictional “Bizarro World,” all things are done opposite of here on Earth. According to the “Bizarro Code,” inhabitants of...

America, Gunpowder and God

American Minute with Bill Federer Virginia's Royal Governor, Lord Dunmore, dismissed Virginia's House of Burgesses on May 27, 1774. Why? Thomas Jefferson had drafted a resolution calling...

U.S. Must Uphold the Arms Trade Treaty’s Limits

At the First Conference of States Parties THEODORE R. BROMUND, PH.D., HERITAGE FOUNDATION The first Conference of States Parties (CSP) to the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT)...

The Second Amendment & the Inalienable Right to Self-Defense

NELSON LUND, PH.D., HERITAGE FOUNDATION Abstract Contemporary debates about the meaning of the Second Amendment—is it a collective right or an individual right?—would have been incomprehensible...

The Second Amendment & the Inalienable Right to Self-Defense

NELSON LUND, PH.D., HERITAGE FOUNDATION Abstract Contemporary debates about the meaning of the Second Amendment—is it a collective right or an individual right?—would have been incomprehensible...

Here’s Your Target List of Wavering Republicans

SECOND AMENDMENT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA The Legislative Action Center is up and running again UPDATE on GOA’s site:  First, a note about GOA’s Legislative Action...

Analysis of the UN Arms Trade Treaty (ATT)

MIKE HAMMOND, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA The United Nations Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) was scheduled for approval in the UN last year, in July, but...

Senate Breaks the Cruz-Lee Filibuster of the Anti-gun ObamaCare Law

SECOND AMENDMENT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA The battle moves back to the House “The only way to avert disaster is to fully repeal this anti-gun, ObamaCare...

Two Die in Violent Knife Attack in Guam

BY DENNIS BEHREANDT A man crashed his car into a convenience store in a popular tourist resort in the U.S. Territory of Guam on Tuesday,...

Will the U.S. Follow Germany?

The Country that invented Nazism sets up national gun registry SECOND AMENDMENT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA Something very instructive just happened in Germany. Germany just implemented "a...

The Newtown Tragedy: Complex Causes Require Thoughtful Analysis and Responses

JOHN MALCOLM, JENNIFER A. MARSHALL, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Abstract In responding to horrific crimes such as the massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, individuals, families, civil society, and possibly...

The Palladium of the Liberties of the Republic—Justice Joseph Story

LIBERTY LETTERS, JOSEPH STORY, 1833 The next amendment is: "A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right...

Behreandt: Should We Ban Guns or Abortion?

BY DENNIS BEHREANDT Vice President Joe Biden has said that the Obama administration is going to take executive (read dictatorial) action to implement gun control. "The...

He Preached Against Slavery … and Bought Guns

American Minute with Bill Federer His sister wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin, the anti-slavery novel, in 1852. He bought the chains that held John Brown in prison,...

A Presidential Power Grab Over 2nd Amendment?

JAY SEKULOW, ACLJ Vice President Biden announced today he will present his recommendations by next Tuesday to President Obama - recommendations that the Vice President...

Semi-Automatic Ban Passage May Depend on Senate Rules

SECOND AMENDMENT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA McCain may be working to stab us in the back Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is still trying to rig...

Harry Reid Prepares to Annihilate Second Amendment

SECOND AMENDMENT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA “Our Founders intended the Senate to be a body where legislation was slowed down and subject to improvement through...