Category Archives: General Civil Rights

Innocent Victims of Gun Control: The bear attack

A Massachusetts man is facing charges of illegal possession of a firearm and failing to secure a weapon after using a shotgun to kill a bear that began chasing him in his own backyard while he was stocking his bird feeders. … Continue reading

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Why ‘universal background checks’ will inevitably lead to registration

I have a friend I attended law school with who is constantly stating that his family “owns over a hundred guns” while simultaneously supporting (at least partially) some of the Democrat’s proposals that I am most concerned by. His latest … Continue reading

Posted in ACLU, Confiscation, Democrats, General Civil Rights, Registration, Universal Background Checks | 10 Comments

Democrats says the darnedest things

The media loves to point out the stupid things that Republicans say … and, being politicians, they do say their share of stupid things. But if you depend on the mainstream media for your news, then you might think that … Continue reading

Posted in 'Assault Weapons', Colorado, Democrats, General Civil Rights, High Capacity Magazines, Vice President Biden, Vice Presidents | 16 Comments

“There are certain times we should infringe on your freedom”

“There are certain times we should infringe on your freedom.”  These words, or ones very much like them, are powerful words indeed.  They have been spoken countless times throughout history by pharaohs, and kings, and emperors, and men with far … Continue reading

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Democrat’s ‘Universal Background Check’ bill discriminates against same-sex couples

As if same-sex couples were not faced with enough social and legal bigotry, the so-called ‘Universal Background Check’ bill being pushed by Democrats adds the threat of being made a felon for simply going on a long business trip. “What?” … Continue reading

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Manufacturers and dealers go all-in to protect gun rights

As the Democratic majority in Colorado moves forward with a bevy of draconian gun control proposals including a ban on normal capacity magazines, at least one Colorado company is taking a stand. Magpul Industries is a Colorado success story. The … Continue reading

Posted in 'Assault Weapons', Abuse of Discretion, Abuse of Power, California, Colorado, Democrats, Firearm Sales, General Civil Rights, Gun Control, Gun Sales, High Capacity Magazines, New Jersey, New York | 11 Comments

The effort to dehumanize gun owners

The latest tactic being employed against gun owners is to dehumanize them; to portray them as something less than a full-fledged member of society. Some have even called for the deaths of gun owners and advocates. The most recent bigot … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrities, General Civil Rights, Gun Control, Gun Sales, Hollywood, Media Views on The Second Amendment, NRA, Philosophical | 3 Comments

Many see racism in Bob Costas’ attack on NFL players’ gun rights

Bob Costas has largely remained silent since the uproar over his all-out attack on the Second Amendment last year. For those not aware of the controversy, following the murder-suicide of Jovan Belcher and his girlfriend, Costas voiced his support for … Continue reading

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Senator Boxer wants to federally regulate carry permits

When defending draconian gun laws in DC, Illinois, and New York, Democrats are quick to point out that states should be free to adapt their laws to their specific needs despite any pesky constitutional amendments or civil rights. President Obama … Continue reading

Posted in Barbara Boxer, Concealed Carry, Democrats, General Civil Rights, Gun Control, National Politics | 4 Comments

A seemingly confused President Obama takes stand against gun owners during debate

“[F]rankly, in my home town of Chicago, there’s an awful lot of violence and they’re not using AK-47s.” – President Obama Oct 16, 2012 As co-founder and spokesperson for, I very much wanted to hear a question about guns … Continue reading

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