Moral government, inadequate people
John Adams sized up the Constitution as suitable “only for a moral and religious people; it is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.” To some extent, this is true of every body of law. People can change the law, after all, or rebel against it entirely. The Constitution can be altered by amendment, so even if America had remained utterly faithful to the | Read More »
@CoachAlopez And Teh #UniversalBackgroundChecks Stupid
@biggator5 so make the data base better.I’m still for #universalbackgroundchecks — Angelica (@CoachAlopez) March 25, 2013 Teh Stupid! They Are All Around Us! But let’s not just concern ourselves with ad hominem attacks and acutally educate poor Coach Alopez on why Universal Background Checks are actually a bad thing. Universal Background Checks Defined Right now, there are already criminal background checks when you go buy | Read More »
MLK’s Arsenal & The Racist Roots of Gun Control in the U.S.
Martin Luther King, Jr., known for peaceful resistance, at the same time recognized the importance of gun ownership for self-defense. King understood the risks involved in being an outspoken civil rights leader, living in Jim Crow era Alabama, and took measures to protect himself, his family and others around him. King was a gun owner. In fact, he had a few guns–one visitor to the | Read More »
If the government can share your gun permit data with the public, why not your tax and income data too?
In the wake of the tragedy in Connecticut last month a newspaper serving the New York City suburbs, The Journal News, decided to post to its website the names and addresses of all of the legal gun owners in Westchester, Rockland, and Putnam counties. Gun owners were outraged. In response a blogger posted the names and addresses of the key players at the newspaper’s editorial | Read More »