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Guns: “You Say Want, I Say Need”

Comm_Social_Johnson_Need_resize Nationally, there is a push for increased regulations on legal gun ownership. One of the central premises of this push is that people don't need particular types of guns, such as semi-automatic rifles. I find that premise to be fundamentally flawed. Let me explain why. We are being asked to agree to legislation that restricts […]

Arizona Advances Nullification of Federal Gun Laws

AZ Capitol 010 Following in a long line of states that are advancing the Tenth Amendment rights of their respective states, Arizona is now advancing nullification of federal gun laws and stop state enforcement of them. Arizona State Senator Kelli Ward, along with eight co-sponsors, introduced the Second Amendment Preservation Act in the Grand Canyon State. According to […]

Just Say No To Gun Ignorance

Comm_Social_Johnson_IGNORANCE_resize I live in Michigan. I live on the shores of Lake Michigan in an area with a lot of inland lakes. Every year, we experience some drownings in our area. But this year in particular, we've had quite a few drownings. At the beginning of the summer, a local high school student drowned in shallow […]

NFL's Bad Call Against Second Amendment Super Bowl Ad

nfl's bad call One commercial you won’t see as a 2014 Super Bowl ad is a commercial by gun manufacturer Daniel Defense. The spot, about a Marine Corps veteran who returns home and is determined to defend his home and family the same way he defended his country, was rejected by the NFL. Marty Daniel, president and chief […]

Missouri Advancing Federal Gun Law Nullification Bill – Round 2

Missouri-State-Capitol Missouri legislators are battling it out over gun laws. Last year, Governor Jay Nixon vetoed the Missouri Second Amendment legislation, HB436, which would have established the 'Second Amendment Preservation Act,' and would have criminalized federal agents enforcing federal gun laws. Though Nixon claimed the bill infringes on the US Constitution in giving precedence to state […]

Florida Makes Move to Nullify Federal Gun Laws

Old Capitol of Florida On Monday, Rep. Dan Eagle (R-Cape Coral) introduced HB733. The legislation is titled The Second Amendment Protection Act, modeled after similar legislation being introduced in state legislatures across the United States. The legislation states that no agent of the state or its political subdivisions may participate with or assist federal agents in the enforcement of […]

Federal Judge Wrong About Chicago Gun Ban

judge edmond chang Ben Swann takes a look at the ruling by Judge Edmond Chang that Chicago’s Ban on gun stores is unconstitutional. While the Judge gave a right ruling, it is his reasoning that is wrong in the ruling. Ben takes a look at the judge's reasoning in his ruling concerning the Chicago gun ban. Why would […]