Entries by Paskalos

Officials in Florida Vow to Expedite Concealed Carry Permits for Active Duty Military Personnel and Veterans

Amid reports of armed citizens standing guard at military recruiting stations and recommendations on how best to protect military personnel, Florida officials announced today that they will expedite concealed weapons permits for active duty military and veterans. The move comes on the heels of the murder of five military members in Chattanooga, Tennessee earlier this […]

L.A. City Council bans possession of large-capacity ammunition magazines

Defying sharp warnings from gun rights groups, Los Angeles thrust itself into the national debate over  controlling the peasants and denying them their God given right to self-defense Tuesday, as city lawmakers voted unanimously to ban the possession of firearm magazines that hold more than 10 rounds violating the Second Amendment and Article I, Section […]

Harvard Law Professor: “If I could write the Bill of Rights over again, I would skip the Second Amendment”.

During a recent appearance on Newsmax TV, Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz said the Second Amendment is an “absurd thing” in our constitution and that our legal framework needs to be adjusted “to create a presumption against gun ownership instead of a presumption in favor of gun ownership.” Professor Dershowitz said: “We have tried an […]

Pentagon asks armed ‘citizen guards’ to stand down

The Pentagon said in a statement Friday that it doesn’t want armed civilians standing guard outside of military recruiting centers anymore. The patrols popped up after Mohammod Abdulazeez shot up a strip-mall military recruitment office along with a Navy Reserves station in Chattanooga. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said he asked service leaders a week ago […]

Tennessee Joins Lawsuit Against EPA

Last Thursday, responding to calls from sixty-three Tennessee lawmakers, the Tennessee Farm Bureau, and many other agriculture and small business organizations, Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery joined the State of Tennessee to a lawsuit against the EPA challenging the highly controversial Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule. The effort was led by Tennessee State […]

Scalia’s Full Dissent on Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

I join THE CHIEF JUSTICE’s opinion in full. I write separately to call attention to this Court’s threat to American democracy. The substance of today’s decree is not of immense personal importance to me. The law can recognize as marriage whatever sexual attachments and living arrangements it wishes, and can accord them favorable civil consequences, […]

ATF: You can have it but you can’t use it “That way” What?

The Firearms and Ammunition Technology Division (FATD), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has received inquiries from the public concerning the proper use of devices recently marketed as “stabilizing braces.” These devices are described as “a shooter’s aid that is designed to improve the single-handed shooting performance of buffer tube equipped pistols.” The […]

Gun control groups scrounge for cash, ideas to fight GOP-controlled Congress

Gabrielle Giffords’ Americans for Responsible Solutions PAC seeks guidance after defeats Gun control groups are scrounging for money and ideas as they prepare for the Republican-controlled Congress, which they expect will continue to thwart stricter firearm laws and move to expand gun rights. Americans for Responsible Solutions PAC, the group founded by gunshot victim and […]

2014: The year liberalism died

Jack Cashill sees fingerprints of Soviet apparatus in Ferguson response Katherine Ann Porter had been duped, badly. In her memoir, “The Never-Ending Wrong,” published on the 50th anniversary of the 1927 execution of convicted murderers Nichola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Porter told how this came to be. As the anarchists’ final hours […]