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#GunControl: Opposing the Manchin-Toomey amendment

Posted by: Phineas on April 15, 2013 at 4:32 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas There’s been a lot of controversy the last few days over a deal reached between Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Pat Toomey (R-PA) on an amendment to pending gun-control legislation in the Senate. It’s expected to be introduced tomorrow and it appears they have the votes to end debate and proceed to […]

 

Survey says! Police oppose new #guncontrol regulations

Posted by: Phineas on April 10, 2013 at 1:01 pm » 6 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Pretty significant, I’d say, since the cops have to deal regularly with violent criminals and the aftermath of violent crime. If a majority of them say new gun regulations won’t do any good and might do harm, then why pass them? (1) An authoritative new poll of more than 15,000 cops released […]

 

Reid gun bill criticized by radical conservatives at… the ACLU

Posted by: Phineas on April 4, 2013 at 4:31 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas From The Daily Caller via Ed Morrissey: In an exclusive interview with The Daily Caller, a top lobbyist for the ACLU announced that the group thinks Reid’s current gun bill could threaten both privacy rights and civil liberties. The inclusion of universal background checks — the poll-tested lynchpin of most Democratic proposals […]

 

#GunControl as a sign of liberal cultural superiority

Posted by: Phineas on March 31, 2013 at 3:01 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas I came across an article this morning by Tim Carney of the Washington Examiner in which sees the current efforts to restrict our Second Amendment rights as another front in the “culture war,” a war in which the Left sees itself as morally superior to everyone else. That is, you can’t have […]

 

Bloomberg’s dystopia: you may only defend yourselves with sticks and rakes

Posted by: Phineas on March 28, 2013 at 2:01 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Still suffering from the ravages of Hurricane Sandy, the people of Staten Island, denied their Second Amendment rights, are reduced to neolithic means to defend themselves: As CBS 2’s Dick Brennan reported Wednesday, when darkness sets in on Wavecrest Street in New Dorp, people say squatters make their move – crashing empty […]

 

This just in: If you oppose gun control, you might just be an Antisemite

Posted by: Phineas on March 25, 2013 at 2:45 pm » 8 Comments

**Posted by Phineas According to MSNBC, that is. Background: loathsome nanny-state Mayor (1) Mike Bloomberg has been on a crusade since the Aurora and Newtown mass killings to take New York City’s extremely restrictive (and, in my opinion, unconstitutional) gun laws nationwide, spending millions of his own money to pressure (2) Congress and various state […]

 

Sunday Book Review: The Founders’ Second Amendment

Posted by: Phineas on March 24, 2013 at 3:50 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas The right to carry a weapon and the efforts to restrict that right, the latter euphemistically called “gun control,” have been much in the news lately. In the wake of horrific mass-killings at an elementary school and a movie theater, the liberal left in America (and other people genuinely appalled at what […]

 

Secret Police State: New York will pay you $500 to rat out other gun owners

Posted by: Phineas on March 21, 2013 at 4:05 pm » 7 Comments

**Posted by Phineas The Stasi and the KGB approve, and Orwell nods knowingly: Nearly a year before signing the nation’s most stringent gun control measure into law, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo launched a hotline that allows state residents to report illegal gun owners in exchange for a $500 reward. The measure is part of […]

 

Cruz vs. Feinstein, Texas vs. California, Liberty vs. …???

Posted by: Phineas on March 14, 2013 at 4:06 pm » 10 Comments

**Posted by Phineas The following fascinating exchange occurred between Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing today on gun control, presumably including Feinstein’s pet legislation to outlaw scary weapons. First, Ted Cruz: “The question that I would pose to the senior senator from California is,” said Cruz to […]

 

Genius: Maryland legislator proposes “Toaster Pastry Gun Freedom Act”

Posted by: Phineas on March 10, 2013 at 3:18 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Proof once again that mockery is a wonderful weapon. In the wake of little Josh Welch getting in trouble with school officials for the horrible crime of biting his Pop-tart into the shape of a gun and playing with it, a Maryland lawmaker has introduced a bill to… Well, to tell school officials to stop being a […]