Many of the founding fathers of America believed it was critical for the citizens all to be armed. For example, Thomas Jefferson said, “No Free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms.” [A long list of such quotes is available at George Mason University’s page of arms quotes.] This belief in the importance […]
Guns, Citizens and the State
Since the State of Illinois passed a controversial Concealed Carry Weapons permit law last year, a flood of African American applicants have found themselves denied even though they are qualified to receive the permits according to the prerequisites of the law. After hundreds of such residents took a firearms training course, paid an array of […]
White Texans With Assault Rifles Planning An ‘Open Carry’ March Through An African American Neighborhood
A self-described “Gun Rights” group in Texas is planning an Open Carry “protest” set to march right through the heart of a predominantly African American neighborhood. The march was originally scheduled for right after the anti-slavery “Juneteenth” celebration, but was rescheduled (though not canceled), after the timing gave the march and its organizers a lot […]
Why Is The Department of Agriculture Buying Submachine Guns, ‘Night Sights’ and High-Capacity Magazines?
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is the last federal agency that we might expect to be stocking up on machine guns, ammunition and high capacity magazines. But that is exactly what they have been doing. In a solicitation which was posted on the website for the United States Federal Business Opportunities website back on May […]
A Missouri man recently found out that he gets to keep his guns, and will face no charges after having gunned down a 4-year-old girl while target practicing in his back yard. Ultimately the child’s merciful mother is who the man has to thank, but oddly enough, the State of Missouri is not filing charges […]