October Court Day! A celebration of, among other things, the Second Amendment

When I was growing up in Mt Sterling, Kentucky, there was a tradition called October Court Day. Court Day is the third Monday in October, and it was when the rural folk would bring all sorts of their produce and hand-made goods to town for sale or trade. Having been away from the Bluegrass State …

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I am stunned that The New York Times published this

Amazing! Why I Bring My Gun to School by Antonia Okafor | July 24, 2017 It was my first year as a public policy graduate student at the University of Texas, Dallas, and I was taking all my classes at night so I could work during the day. Every evening, after class got out around …

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Is Bernie Sanders responsible for James Hodgkinson? Using his own, stated standards, he must be!

By my standards, no: James Hodgkinson was simply loony tunes, a man who had trouble controlling his temper, coupled with the sore loser attitude among today’s American left. He had some ‘encounters’ with law enforcement due to his temper, but was never convicted of any crimes over them. But what about by Senator Sanders’ standards? …

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The New York Times is shocked that conservatives don’t react like liberals The left simply can't believe that conservative congressmen actually believe what they say they believe

From The New York Times: Their Own Targeted, Republicans Want Looser Gun Laws, Not Stricter Ones By Jonathan Martin | June 14, 2017 WASHINGTON — Shaken and angry, Republican members of Congress seized on the brazen daytime shooting of their colleagues on Wednesday to demand that existing restrictions on gun access be loosened so that …

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Not much of a surprise

Assault rifles are piling up at stores. Big change from when Obama was president and gun sales were booming. https://t.co/nuNjbyKUIX — Heather Long (@byHeatherLong) May 9, 2017 President Obama earned a title he probably finds unsettling: World’s Greatest Gun Salesman Sets Incredible New Record Posted at 9:16 am on June 7, 2016 by Bob Owens …

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The subtlety of #FakeNews

At 7:46 AM EST this morning, CNN’s New Day was running a story about black Americans joining gun clubs in increasing numbers, when I spotted the caption under the visual: African-Americans are only 19% of US Registered Gun Owners. If you didn’t know any better, you’d think that that number was low. Fortunately, I did …

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The Kill Zone

From CNN: 762 murders. 12 months. 1 American city. By Amanda Wills, Sergio Hernandez and Marlena Baldacci, CNN | Updated 1:50 PM ET, Monday, January 2, 2017 There was more than a 50% increase in murders in just one year. Chicago hit 500 homicides before the end of the summer in 2016. In 2015, the …

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Our Second Amendment rights seem safe for the next four years

From CNNMoney: Why gun stocks are plunging since Trump won Gun stocks have plunged since the election of Donald Trump by Aaron Smith | November 11, 2016: 12:34 PM ET What happened? Trump was endorsed by the National Rifle Association and was the clear favorite of white, rural, gun-loving America. But the stock prices for …

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The Democrats and Gun Control: What do they do when they are in charge? The Democrats are for gun control aimed at the law-abiding, and against gun control targeting actual criminals!

Hillary Clinton and the Democrats want to restrict the rights of law-abiding people to own firearms. Specifically, Mrs Clinton believes that the decision in District of Columbia v Heller, which first held that the Second Amendment protects an individual right to own firearms,1 was wrongly decided.2 Yet, just what do the Democrats do when people …

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