Tiny, Irrelevant Minority of Butthurt Sore Losers “Protest” NRA Endorsement of Trump
Bill Quick

NRA facing member backlash over Trump endorsement – POLITICOLOUISVILLE, Ky.   — With its last-minute decision to formally endorse Donald Trump, the National Rifle Association put itself out in front of the fight for Republican party unity. Just a day … Continue reading

Clue: Somebody is Always Listening
Bill Quick

Leaked audio of Hillary slamming the Supreme Court on your #SecondAmendment rights- at a private NY fundraiser. #2A https://t.co/KSz0wKU3OK — Dan Scavino Jr. (@DanScavino) May 19, 2016 They say the damndest things when they think nobody is listening, don’t they? … Continue reading

The Ninth Circuit Hands Down Another Decent Second Amendment Decision
Bill Quick

Ninth Circuit Court rules that Second Amendment is “not a second class right” « Hot Air Some additional good news on the gun rights front comes to us from an unexpected location this week… California. The Ninth Circuit Court was … Continue reading

He had a dream…
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Obama Presses ‘Smart Guns,’ Announces Gun Control Summit And through his tireless and ongoing efforts, his dream* has come true! 2016 May See Record Numbers in Gun Sales! AUSTIN—2016 is on its way to beating last year’s record of 23 … Continue reading

Why California Ain’t Texas
Bill Quick

These aren't "protesters" — violent thugs have broken through barricades & are trying to bust into building to get Trump. Total 3rd World! — Ann Coulter (@AnnCoulter) April 29, 2016 If a mob of foreign invaders tried this in Texas, … Continue reading

Only the Clinton Crime Syndicate Should Be Allowed to Have Guns
Bill Quick

Hillary Clinton To Pennsylvania Hunters: ‘We Can’t Ignore The 2nd Amendment’ – Breitbart Left unsaid:  “Damn it.  But I’m going to try as hard as I can to do just that.” … Continue reading

Destroying Hillary Would Be An Excellent Start At It, Too
Bill Quick

Clinton Vows to Spend ‘Every Single Minute’ as President to ‘Change Gun Culture’ | PJ Media At a meeting with families of gun-violence victims in Hartford, Conn., today, Hillary Clinton vowed to use “every single minute of every day” to “change … Continue reading

Second Amendment Becoming Null and Void In California
Bill Quick

‘GunMeggedon’ in California With More Gun, Magazine Bans – Breitbart California lawmakers launched a full frontal assault on the state’s few remaining Second Amendment freedoms by passing more gun restrictions and magazine bans out of committee on Tuesday. The Firearms Policy … Continue reading

The Scofflaws of Our Broken Judicial System
Bill Quick

Instapundit » Blog Archive » I IN THE CITY OF KNOXVILLE, an unconstitutional ban on indoor shooting ranges. I don’t see how this withstands scrutiny under the Tennessee Constitution, to say nothing of the federal Second Amendment. Luckily, there’s a … Continue reading

Donald Trump: Big Gun
Bill Quick

Trump tells French magazine, “I always have a gun on me” « Hot Air This is a story which has cropped up in the past, but it’s making the rounds again this month. Donald Trump gave an interview to the … Continue reading

Frankly, I Find This Worrisome
Bill Quick

Supreme Court likely to hear new “assault weapons” ban case « Hot Air Yes, you read that correctly. In 2014 the total number of murders committed with rifles was 248 out of more than 8,000. And that’s rifles of all … Continue reading

How They Do It
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Instapundit » Blog Archive » A SMALL CIVIL RIGHTS VICTORY: Kolbe v. Hogan: 4th Circuit requires strict scrutiny for Maryland ban… In a 2-1 decision written by Chief Judge Traxler, the Fourth Circuit held that strict scrutiny is the proper … Continue reading

Good News From Glenn Reynolds – Maybe
Bill Quick

Regulary readers know I’ve been railing against what I’ve called Antonin Scalia’s “insane dicta” in Heller, which were reiterated in McDonald, and through which appelate courts have been driving massive infringements of the Second Amendment – which SCOTUS has allowed … Continue reading

Civil Rights Victory In Virginia
Bill Quick

McAuliffe retreats on carry-permit reciprocity, restores agreements with 25 states « Hot Air Good to see. … Continue reading

Mass Town Passes Set of “Gun Crow” Laws
Bill Quick

How I Spent My Constitutional Rights: Massachusetts town to require essay for carry permits « Hot Air If citizens in Lowell, Massachusetts want to carry a weapon in self-defense, they had better start sharpening their pencils. The city will now require … Continue reading

Guess What? Knives Aren’t “Arms,” For the Purposes of the Washington State Supreme Court
Bill Quick

High court: No constitutional right to carry a knife in Seattle – seattlepi.com Upholding a city of Seattle ban, the Washington state Supreme Court has ruled that there is no constitutional right to carry a knife. Writing for the majority, … Continue reading

The Supreme Gun Grabbers In America Today….
Bill Quick

Connecticut Supreme Court rules confiscation of firearms legal and constitutional – Coach is Right But there was some good news for Connecticut liberals this year when the state Supreme Court upheld the 1993 ban on “Assault Weapons.” In the unanimous … Continue reading

Another Major Defeat For Civil Rights at The Supreme Court Today
Bill Quick

SCOTUS Rejects Challenge to Illinois City Assault Weapons Ban | PJ Media On Monday, the Supreme Court rejected a challenge to an “assault weapons” ban in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park. The ban includes “assault weapons” and rifles with … Continue reading

Come On, Dhimmicrats: Run On Repealing the Second Amendment. You Know You Want To.
Bill Quick

More Than 80 Percent of Guns Used in Mass Shootings Obtained Legally – NBC News The weapons used in this week’s massacre in San Bernardino, California, were purchased legally, raising questions about how preventable gun violence is under current U.S. … Continue reading

Parents, If You Value Your College Bound Kid’s Safety, Send Them to Liberty University
Bill Quick

News from The Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. urged students, staff and faculty at his Christian school to get a permit to carry a concealed weapon on campus to counter any copycat attack … Continue reading

That NYT Gun Ban Editorial, Miller, Heller, the Second Amendment, and the Supreme Court
Bill Quick

WaPo: NYT Hurting Gun Control by Calling for Confiscation According to the NYT, it is “time to end the gun epidemic in America.” And part of doing this means outlawing and confiscating “weapons of war.” Here’s how The New York … Continue reading

7 Reasons You Should Buy a Gun
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7 Reasons You Should Buy a Gun After San Bernardino Do you feel safe? I grew up in a home without guns. I am not a gun enthusiast; I own a Mossberg shotgun and a Glock handgun for home security. … Continue reading

NY Sheriff: Dear Citizens: Please Exercise Your Constitutional Right to Bear Arms
Bill Quick

Ulster County sheriff: ‘PLEASE’ carry gun if you have a license – News – recordonline.com – Middletown, NY KINGSTON – Ulster County Sheriff Paul Van Blarcum is encouraging private citizens who are licensed to carry a gun to take up … Continue reading

Why Not Just Enforce the Second Amendment? That Would End This Problem, Too
Bill Quick

Glenn Reynolds: How gun laws put the innocent on trial Meanwhile, on the gun front, I think we need federal civil rights legislation to protect citizens who make innocent mistakes. Federal law already defines who is allowed to possess firearms. … Continue reading

Yeah, We’ve Noticed
Bill Quick

The Captain’s Journal » Notes From HPS Let’s forget the issue of how or why the statute was broken (or in other words, the issue of “recklessness”).  This is a trivial question compared the databank of second amendment rulings, and … Continue reading

Good Riddance
Bill Quick

Why I Quit the NRA | TIME I was a member of the National Rifle Association for more than 50 years. In 2012, I decided not to renew my membership. The only interesting question here is not why you quit … Continue reading

Let’s Post a “Gun Free Zone” In Front Of NYT Hack Frank Bruni’s House
Bill Quick

Guns, Campuses and Madness – The New York Times Across the country, there’s so much concern for college students’ emotional safety that some schools add “trigger warnings” to novels and other texts. But in Texas, there’s so little concern for … Continue reading

Do Civilians Ever Use Firearms to Stop Killers and Other Criminals?
Bill Quick

Yes. Every day. … Continue reading

Trump Releases Second Amendment Policy Statement
Bill Quick

Here’s another important way to fight crime – empower law-abiding gun owners to defend themselves. Law enforcement is great, they do a tremendous job, but they can’t be everywhere all of the time. Our personal protection is ultimately up to … Continue reading

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…. … 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