An Illegitimate win for the Gun Control Lobby

Unbelievably, a Milwaukee gun shop owner was ordered to pay $6 million in damages to two police officers who were injured by guns purchased at his store. According to The Washington Post: The ruling came in a negligence lawsuit filed by the officers against Badger Guns, a shop in suburban Milwaukee that authorities have linked to hundreds of firearms found at crime scenes. The lawsuit alleges the store ignored several warning signs that the gun was being sold to a “straw buyer,” or someone Read more […]

Chicago Gun-Laws So Effective Governor Considering Sending In National Guard To Stop Violence

Chicago has some of the strictest gun-control laws in the nation.  They have their own ban on assault or assault-style weapons or high capacity magazines.  Guns have to be registered and they are now banned from any establishment that serves alcohol.  The city bans the sale of any firearm within city limits.  If a gun is stolen, the owner is required to report the theft immediately or face a fine. On top of this, the state of Illinois requires a Firearm Owner’s Identification (FOID) card Read more […]

Blood is On Our Hands When Other People Murder

Morning Joe panelist Donny Deutsch railed against members of Congress who oppose expanding background checks “because they literally have blood on their hands.” The people who literally have blood on their hands are those who committed the murders. The gun didn’t do it. There are already laws against murder. Most if not all of the suspects in these mass shootings violated any number of gun laws. President Obama blamed Mexican gun violence on Americans. Vice President Biden wants to Read more […]

Gun Rights vs. Gun Laws

Judge Andrew Napolitano has done a great service with his recent article, “Guns and Freedom.” While the American debate on guns and governments continues, Napolitano makes the case, by appealing to the notion of natural law, that our individual right to self-defense does not come from government, but from God. Napolitano rightly states that: [Colonial Americans] defeated the king’s soldiers because they didn’t know who among us was armed, because there was no requirement of a permission Read more […]