Grammar Lesson
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I usually leave the gun stuff to Bill, but this graphic recently came to light, which clears up all of the chitter-chatter about what the 2nd Amendment actually says and clearly means. Diagramming a sentence was a skill that every … Continue reading

Marginalia – The Seven Buck Shotgun
Bill Quick

The $7 Dollar Homemade Shotgun – Leenks.com But laws will keep guns out of the hands of criminals. I can think of several ways to gussy up this thing without spending very much more money…. Like (0) … Continue reading

Today’s My Pal Phil Thing
Bill Quick

The latest from My Pal Phil: Gunfight rules: “Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.” In a gunfight, the most important rule is ….. HAVE A GUN!!! These are shooting tips from various Concealed … Continue reading

Dear Justice Scalia: Fuck You Very Much
Bill Quick

Oh, of course, you have to wait six months or more for a handgun permit in NJ « Hot Air This gets back to the egregiousness of New Jersey’s gun laws. In February, a New Jersey man faced 10 years in … Continue reading

Goodbye, Second Amendment: It Was Nice Knowing You For a Short While
Bill Quick

Supreme Court declines to hear gun law challenges – The Washington Post Activists had urged the court to accept the cases, saying there has been a “massive judicial resistance” to expanding gun rights following the Supreme Court’s decision in 2008 … Continue reading

Republicans In NY Legislatures Supporting Racist Anti-RKBA Knife Laws
Bill Quick

Sharp debate: Bill to decriminalize possession of some pocket knives in NY held up in Senate A New York City assemblyman’s attempts to decriminalize possession of gravity knives has met resistance in the New York State Senate. Assemblyman Dan Quart … Continue reading

Hie thee there and vote
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These are good people and deserve our support. Brady vs. Lucky Gunner We’re a small team of hardworking people, and we took the Brady Center’s assault against us and the 2nd Amendment very seriously. So far, we’ve spent more than … Continue reading

French Government: Robert Heinlein Was Right!
Bill Quick

French government warns its citizens not to make sex jokes when visiting America | Daily Mail Online As the summer traveling season kicks off, the French government is making sure its citizens are prepped and primed for vacations to the … Continue reading

Ignorance Is Bliss
Bill Quick

Bill Clinton Says ‘You Can’t Have People Walking Around With Guns’ – Hit & Run : Reason.com Clinton’s remarks raise a constitutional question as well as an empirical one. It is hard to reconcile the position that “you can’t have … Continue reading

Stop Depending on SCOTUS to Support the RKBA
Bill Quick

Video: Armed woman fights off five home invaders in Detroit « Hot Air The process of applying for a permit in NYC, though, is still onerous, even in a post-Heller legal landscape. That process will be challenged in court eventually. … Continue reading

SCOTUS On Verge Of Overturning Heller and McDonald?
Bill Quick

Instapundit » Blog Archive » DAMON ROOT: SCOTUS Refuses to Hear Major Gun Rights Case, Clarence Thomas Files Sharp Dissent…. I suspect that Kennedy has been regretting his votes in Heller and McDonald because he never really wanted an unfettered … Continue reading

Civil Rights Victory at Scotus Two Days Ago
Bill Quick

SCOTUS Ruling Stops Police Taking Away Guns The court ruled that although a felon cannot be permitted to own guns, the supreme court announced that it is unconstitutional for police to keep or profit from guns confiscated from felons without … Continue reading

No, The State Has No Power Under the Second Amendment to Regulate Firearm Magazine Sizes At All
Bill Quick

Caldara’s push for 30-round ammo magazine limit shot down by Republican legislators | The Colorado Statesman Score this round for Rocky Mountain Gun Owners president Dudley Brown, who appears to have won the Great Firearms Battle of 2015 between himself … Continue reading

Own a Gun, Go To Jail
Bill Quick

Rogue Silk Road DEA agent arrested with “go bag,” 9mm pistol | Ars Technica The government also presented new evidence suggesting that Force is a flight risk: he had a “go bag” (including a firearm) when he was arrested, he … Continue reading

Nah, Sorry, Still Not Buying It
Bill Quick

Ben Carson to Gun Owners: Trust Me “Just for the record, let me be extremely clear, I am extremely pro–Second Amendment, no question about it,” Carson said. He shared a tale of his difficult childhood in some of Detroit’s roughest, most … Continue reading

Well, If It’s a War You Want….
Bill Quick

President Of MLK Group Advocates For Second Amendment | The Daily Caller The president of the Georgia chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference said Tuesday nonviolence is not working and African-Americans should ”avail themselves” to their Second Amendment rights. Rev. … Continue reading

Unalienable Rights Are Not “General Rules”
Bill Quick

Bearing ArmsPasserby With Concealed Carry Permit Stops Slaughter In Philly – Bearing Arms As a general rule, citizens have the right to defend their lives and the lives of others against immediate and proximate deadly force attacks. Sorry, but no.  … Continue reading

Potential Civil Rights Victory Looming In Texas
Bill Quick

Texas | Concealed carry | SB 273 |Fines against government Sadly, it has become all too common for 30.06 signs to be posted where it is unlawful to do so. Someone who lawfully carries in violation of such an unlawful … Continue reading

New You Can Use
Bill Quick

This personal flamethrower is somehow legal in 49 states The XM42 from Ion Productions is every pyromaniac’s dream come true: a personal, portable flamethrower that’s (amazingly still) legal everywhere except California. You’ll be able to get your own flame on … Continue reading

What Part of “Shall Not Be Infringed” Do You Not Understand?
Bill Quick

52 senators warn of sweeping ammo bans, say Second Amendment ‘at risk’ | WashingtonExaminer.com A majority in both the Senate and House — 52 senators, 238 House members — have joined to oppose the Obama administration’s move to ban a … Continue reading

Today’s My Pal Phil Thing
Bill Quick

Why Carry a Gun? My old grandpa said to me ‘Son, there comes a time in every man’s life when he stops bustin’ knuckles and starts bustin’ caps; and usually it’s when he becomes too old to take an ass … Continue reading

It’s Called “Constitutional Carry” For a Reason
Bill Quick

Next Wave for Concealed Carry: ‘Constitutional Carry’ With No Permits Needed | John Hawkins’ Right Wing News Three states have already passed a new version of concealed carry giving citizens the right to carry a concealed firearm without having to … Continue reading

Today’s Feel Good Story
Bill Quick

Masked man tries to rob pharmacy, pharmacist shoots and kills him » The Right Scoop – Here’s your feel good 2nd Amendment gun story of the week! From the Daily Mail: A pharmacist shot and killed an armed robber from … Continue reading

How Many Times Do I Have to Tell You? Don’t Talk To Cops Without a Lawyer
Bill Quick

New Jersey | gun control | Van Gilder | flintlock pistol Gordon Van Gilder, who taught in the New Jersey school system for 34 years, is a collector of 18th century memorabilia.  He acquired a genuine antique flintlock pistol from … Continue reading

CCW Reciprocity? So Frigging What?
Bill Quick

Bill would allow concealed weapons across state lines | TheHill Gun owners would be allowed to carry concealed weapons around the country under new legislation introduced in the Senate. The Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act would allow gun owners who … Continue reading

Even Intermediate Scrutiny Supports the Second Amendment
Bill Quick

2nd Amendment | handgun transfer ban | unconstitutional Yesterday a federal district court in the 5th Circuit ordered summary judgment in favor of several plaintiffs who challenged existing restrictions on handgun transfers across state lines; the court found that the … Continue reading

Vermont, They’re Coming For Your Guns
Bill Quick

Hundreds pack Vermont Statehouse to debate gun bill MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Hundreds of Vermonters on Tuesday night debated proposed legislation that would expand background checks for gun buyers and impose other new firearms restrictions. At a packed Statehouse, the … Continue reading

Update on the Washington State Demonstrations
Bill Quick

Patriots in Washington State Rise Up – Update 02/07/15 Update II – Play By Play 89 patriots showed up in Washington, armed and ready for some civil disobedience. What happened next? Well…. for the play by play, the Western Rifle … Continue reading