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A Round-Up of Reactions from the Anti-Gun Groups

Jun 28, 10 A Round-Up of Reactions from the Anti-Gun Groups

Posted by in Federal

It’s worth noting some reactions. I think Jacob had the money quite earlier when he said, “Who will have the most outrageous outburst? Daley, Bloomberg or Meano?” Well, Bloomberg’s statement is here, in which he declares victory in McDonald. This reflects the opinion of the Brady Campaign, who are also...

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A Round-Up of McDonald Thoughts

Jun 28, 10 A Round-Up of McDonald Thoughts

Posted by in Federal

At more than 200 pages, the opinion is taking a while for people to process. With that, we’re looking at quick thoughts by many top thinkers in the movement throughout the day. Here’s a peek at what some are saying as they read through it: Scholar David Hardy: The majority decisively rejects Stevens’ argument...

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A Quick Analysis of the Court’s Opinions in McDonald

Jun 28, 10 A Quick Analysis of the Court’s Opinions in <i>McDonald</i>

Posted by in Federal

I have made it through the opinion of the Court, so far. I think it’s a very strong opinion. Stronger than Heller. The Court did not address standard of review, but for a right that is fundamental, that standard has traditionally been strict scrutiny. Before people get too excited, a lot of gun laws are going to be upheld even...

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We Win!

The Second Amendment is now incorporated to cover state and local governments according to today’s opinion released in McDonald vs. Chicago. According to SCOTUS Blog, the decision has been released today, and we’ll have more details as the opinion is shared with the public. In the meantime, please take a few minutes to...

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Dan Onorato Now Blames Corbett for Signing Reciprocity Agreements

Jun 21, 10 Dan Onorato Now Blames Corbett for Signing Reciprocity Agreements

Posted by in Former Candidates, State, Tom Corbett

In 1995, the Pennsylvania General Assembly passed a law that gave the Attorney General a duty to seek out reciprocity agreements with other states for concealed carry licenses provided that certain provisions are met. Many states actually have a more stringent process that requires many hours of training from a limited number of...

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Debunking the Argument that Dan Onorato Supports Sportsmen

In the next few months, you’re going to hear about how Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dan Onorato is plenty pro-gun.  But how much of that is really true? Most in the media have made the assumption that Onorato is supportive of gun rights simply because he lives outside of the Philadelphia area.  If you look at the...

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Following the Law: The Bryan Lentz Interpretation

Jun 08, 10 Following the Law: The Bryan Lentz Interpretation

Posted by in State

Gun owners in Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District should give everything they can – whether that’s money, time, or word-of-mouth advertising – to make sure Brian Lentz goes down to stinging defeat this fall. Statements like this are part of the reason: “So they essentially get a ‘get-out-of-jail...

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Making NRA Membership Lists Public

Jun 02, 10 Making NRA Membership Lists Public

Posted by in Federal, Media

Did I get your attention? I figured that a title about campaign finance reform wouldn’t grab too many eyeballs. But telling people about the intended result of this “reform” probably would. I’ve been thinking about this post for a while now, but decided that Dave Kopel’s release of his June First...

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Remembering Those Who Gave All & Thanking Those Who Serve Now

May 31, 10 Remembering Those Who Gave All & Thanking Those Who Serve Now

Posted by in 2A Support

It’s easy for many to forget amid the picnics, cook outs, and start of summer parties that Memorial Day isn’t really about having a great time on a day off from work. Memorial Day is a day to remember and thank those brave men and women who gave their lives protecting our cherished freedoms. Make sure you take a silent...

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They Aren’t Afraid to Show Their Second Amendment Support!

May 26, 10 They Aren’t Afraid to Show Their Second Amendment Support!

Posted by in Candidates

Now that YouTube is cemented in our internet culture, it is serving a new role in exposing candidates in one state to a broader audience. Lately, two commercials out of Alabama are shocking in how the profiled candidates wear their pro-gun views on their sleeves. Needless to say, we probably should expect any commercials like...

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