Gun control – Chicago Style (or bring a bat to the fight)
In the midst of gun control legislation offered by various Senators, from an assault weapons ban and magazine limits, to the now pre-eminent gun control bill in the Senate, Manchin-Toomey, I thought I would share with you gun control, Chicago-style, a.k.a. bring a bat to the fight. The City of Chicago has some of the toughest, strictest gun laws in the country. In 2010, the | Read More »
Gun Control in Illinois … a Woman’s POV
What would cause a woman, who has lived all but three years of her life in peaceful and safe environments, to join the NRA, complete their basic pistol course, and beginning shopping semi-automatic handguns? Without even elaborating on the subject of Second Amendment rights, the increasing government incursion into our daily lives, and the government assuming a tyrannical posture not witnessed before in this author’s | Read More »
Obama Administration – gun control by Executive Order?
“What are YOU prepared to do?” These were the last words of the character John Malone to Elliott Ness in “The Untouchables,” when it appeared that Al Capone had outwitted, outsmarted the system and would get away with not only tax evasion but murder. Those words appear to be applicable for what Americans are up against with the ongoing, knee-jerk reaction of the Progressives/Democrats, | Read More »
First our healthcare, now our guns
On July 27th, the United Nations will conclude their conference on drafting the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), a blueprint document that the US has participated in since 2010. As the UN site proclaims: From 2-27 July, all countries of the world will come together in New York to negotiate what is seen as the most important initiative ever regarding conventional arms regulation within the United | Read More »