Archive for the ‘Second Amendment’ Category

Democrats stayed up all night fighting to expand unconstitutional Bush-era powers

Originally published at Rare I’m months from my thirtieth year on this earth, and starting to feel old. Before you get offended by this, consider that when I was in college, Democrats were the anti-war party. I mean a let’s-reject-Hillary-for-Obama-because-he’s-anti-war kind of party. Code Pink was essentially mainstream on the left a decade ago. George […]

Gay groups and gun advocates are teaming up across America to promote LGBT self-defense

Originally published at Rare While Senate Democrats filibustered in an effort to pass gun control legislation (the specifics of which wouldn’t have stopped the Orlando terrorist Omar Mateen), some LGBT community members are doing the opposite of what so many politicians now demand: Gay men and women are arming themselves. In Las Vegas, Nevada, several […]

MSNBC host’s anti-gun policy would leave domestic violence victims defenseless

Originally published at Rare MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry made the argument this week that because “a lot of people shoot their wives with perfectly legal guns,” weapons owned by law abiding citizens should be confiscated. When pressed by former New York City police officer Jon Shane to explain her argument, Harris-Perry suggested that if men who […]

The Gun Control Debate Reveals the Fundamental Difference Between Liberals and Conservatives

Originally published at Every Joe I’ve long been of the belief that people on both sides of the gun control debate are generally well-meaning. No sane person, regardless of their political beliefs, finds joy in a mass shooting. (There are unfortunately, classless people on both sides of the aisle who want to politicize evil and […]