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SCOTUS Decision Sweeps Away Lower Courts 'Interest-Weighing' Tests On Guns

By Larry Keane. June 29, 2022

The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in New York State Rifle and Pistol Association v. Bruen did more than strike New York's "may issue" subjective concealed carry permitting scheme. The ruling also told lower courts that attempting to balance the individual's Constitutional right to keep and bear arms'[...]

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One Unconstitutional Law Implicates Many 'Gun-Control' Regulations

By Rob Morse. June 28, 2022

Laws can be interpreted many ways. We seek guidance from the court to know what is legal and what is not. The US Supreme Court has largely ignored the right to bear arms compared to the number of decisions the court has rendered in other areas [...]

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NY's Unconstitutional Gun Law Was Written By a Notorious, Corrupt Thug

By David Harsanyi. June 27, 2022

On the morning of January 23, 1911, an unstable Harvard graduate with the theatrical name of Fitzhugh Coyle Goldsborough walked up to the novelist David Graham Phillips on a Manhattan street and unloaded six shots from his .32-caliber pistol [...]

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New Gun Bills Being Drafted In Secret

By JPFO. June 24, 2022

Drafting legislation in secret, then voting on it before the public it affects can see it, is the height of tyranny. It's like a 15th Century British Star Chamber, or King George posting bills so high on walls they couldn't be read. This shows abusive corruption from the full Congress [...]

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Only Anti-Gun Groups Are Allowed To Use Fear for Marketing

By Jennifer Sensiba. June 22, 2022

A recent op-ed at the New York Times explores the marketing of firearms. The Gray Lady is horrified that the firearms industry works to "target buyers with rhetoric of fear, machismo and defiance." As the three-man team who braved the wilds of the internet to report the terrifying details [...]

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"Boyfriend Loophole" - GOP More Concerned for Due Process than Dems

By Jacob Sullum. June 21, 2022

As a bipartisan group of negotiators hammers out a gun control package that will have enough support to pass the Senate, one seemingly uncontroversial proposal—closing the "boyfriend loophole" for firearm purchases—has proven unexpectedly contentious [...]

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