State Attorney General Suggests Considering Applicants' Ideological Viewpoints in Denying Carry Licenses
The California AG endorses denying licenses based on the applicant's "hatred" or "racism."
SCOTUS Rejects 'Interest-Balancing' Tests That Treated the Second Amendment As a 'Constitutional Orphan'
The ruling against New York's carry permit policy is a rebuke to courts that routinely rubber-stamp gun restrictions.
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Former SG Paul Clement on Leaving Kirkland & Ellis After It Decided to Withdraw from Second Amendment Cases
"We could not abandon ongoing representations just because a client's position is unpopular in some circles."
Justice Breyer and others argue that gun regulations deserve special judicial deference because Second Amendment rights create risks to life. But the same is true of many other constitutional rights.
“Properly interpreted, the Second Amendment allows a ‘variety’ of gun regulations,” Kavanaugh writes, invoking Antonin Scalia
In Landmark 2nd Amendment Ruling, SCOTUS Affirms Right 'To Carry a Handgun for Self-Defense Outside the Home'
“Nothing in the Second Amendment’s text draws a home/public distinction with respect to the right to keep and bear arms,” says New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen.
The Bipartisan Senate Gun Control Bill Would Unjustly Deprive Americans of Their Second Amendment Rights
The legislation prohibits firearm sales based on juvenile records and subsidizes state laws that suspend gun rights without due process.
In Negotiations Over the 'Boyfriend Loophole,' Republicans Show More Concern for Due Process Than Democrats
Senators are mulling legislation that would expand the categories of people who are disqualified from owning guns.
Big rulings are coming soon on school choice, guns, and abortion.
and reverses a precedent that suggested that viewpoint-neutral speech restrictions in public K-12 schools are generally permissible.
The government should loosen laws, reduce conflict between government and the public, and let people defend themselves.
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Tom Cotton, a Second Amendment Champion, Proposes a 5-Year Mandatory Minimum for Violating Arbitrary Gun Bans
Although the Arkansas senator claims to be targeting "violent felons," his draconian bill would affect many people who pose no threat.
What happened in Uvalde is part of a pattern, not an aberration.
In the long term, disarmament often leads to mass murder by government.
Protective devices incapable of offensive use are now unavailable for legal purchase by New Yorkers.
The administration's slippery terminology illustrates the challenge of distinguishing between "good" and "bad" guns.
An analysis of such crimes suggests the president’s policy prescriptions are unlikely to have a meaningful impact.
The president implies that anyone who resists his agenda is complicit in the murder of innocents.
Because there is no reliable way to identify future mass shooters, it is inevitable that many innocent people will lose their Second Amendment rights.
Faculty/Administrator Safety Training & Emergency Response (FASTER)
Democrats love to blame their troubles on Senate rules. They should look in the mirror instead.
While that impulse is understandable, it can lead to policies that do more harm than good.
No hollow promise can replace our attachments to our children, spouses, friends, and our own lives.
Two federal appeals courts recently concluded that such age restrictions are unconstitutional.
The Charleston (West Virginia) incident from a few days ago, the FBI 2021 statistics, and more.
David Kopel at the National Firearms Law Seminar
"There were 19 officers in there," said a police spokesperson. "In fact, there were plenty of officers to do whatever needed to be done."
Why did it take an hour for the police to stop alleged killer Salvador Ramos?
Don't conflate mass shootings with school shootings.
Making schools more like prisons would not appreciably decrease violence.
In Response to the Uvalde Massacre, Politicians Reiterate Their Demands for Irrelevant Gun Control Laws
Neither expanded background checks nor a federal "assault weapon" ban can reasonably be expected to have a meaningful impact on such crimes.
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The answer to “Why should these people go to prison?” should not be ill-informed gibberish.
These three gun controls failed in New York, and there is little reason to think they would work elsewhere.