Entries by Paskalos

Seattle City Council Taxing Gun Stores out of Business

The Power to tax is the power to destroy – Chief Justice John Marshall The Seattle City Council adopted the tax on an 8-0 vote Monday The legislation will add new taxes and regulations on firearms and ammunition sold in the city. The legislation will require a $25 tax on firearms and a 5-cent-per-round tax on […]

Much talk about a Constitutional Convention

With Republicans controlling more than half the state legislatures across the country, some want to use that power to push for a federal spending limit through a mechanism unused since George Washington’s day. Their plan: Persuade enough states to call a national constitutional convention so that a federal balanced budget amendment can be added to […]

Obama’s First Steps to Federalizing Local Police

Federal agents have joined with Baltimore police as part of a wide-reaching effort to curb the recent spike in the murder rate. But there is no surprise here, Obama stated last May: “We have a great opportunity… to really transform how we think about community law enforcement relations,” “We need to seize that opportunity… this […]

Gun Rights Must be Honored by Private Companies in Tennessee Parks

A private organization operating a public park in Tennessee can’t stop licensed handgun permit holders from carrying their weapons into an event, according to a new opinion from the Tennessee attorney general. The opinion seems to apply to events at Nashville’s new Ascend Amphitheater and for next year’s Memphis in May celebration. Both take place at […]

Lieutenant Commander Tim White confirms he opened fire on Mohammad Abdulazeez with personal weapon during Chattanooga attack

On July 30 the Times Free Press reported that Tim White the commanding officer at the Navy Operational Support Center returned fire with his personal weapon when his facility was attacked by the terrorist know as Mohammad Youssef Abdulazeez. Abdulazeez attacked the U.S. Naval and Marine Reserve Center on July 16 with a handgun and an assault rifle. […]

Citizens Band Together, And Get Governor to Overturn illegal ‘Gun Free Zone’

A story featured at the Alabama news outlet Yellowhammer exemplifies the American ideal that government is truly of the people, by the people, and for the people, as Abraham Lincoln so famously said during his Gettysburg Address. And for the citizens of Alabama, they have reason to celebrate that foundational American truth — though slipping quickly away […]

Federal court says state can enforce ‘docs vs. Glocks’ law

Florida can start enforcing a contentious law that restricts what doctors can say to patients about guns. The measure was first adopted by the Florida Legislature four years ago, but had been caught in a lengthy court battle in which a federal judge in Miami had blocked the law from taking effect. But the 11th […]

Pro-Second Amendment Pastor Shoots Church Intruder

According to ABC 13 Eyewitness News in Houston. a pastor shot and injured an intruder at the Church of New Beginnings in Baytown, Texas sometime after 6 a.m. Tuesday, police say. Pastor Benny Holmes was sleeping in his office when he woke up to the sound of someone attempting to break into the church. Holmes then armed himself and […]