“The society that puts equality before freedom will end up with neither. The society that puts freedom before equality will end up with a great measure of both.” — Milton Friedman

Sam Colt Made Us Equal

Think the world might be a kinder, gentler place if firearms did not exist? I’ve never believed that and now there is some pretty good...

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Small Victory For Freedom

Man denied a permit to carry a concealed weapon by the sheriff of Osceola County, Iowa wins his case in Federal District Court which orders...

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Supreme Court Ruling Shows How Far Gun Rights Have Come

Excellent article by Glenn Reynolds at The Washington Examiner takes the glass is half full approach to the 5-4 ruling in McDonald v. Chicago and...

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Chicago Mayor Daley Aims To Get Even With Otis McDonald For The Chicago Gun Ban Case

Chicago Mayor Bugsy Daley says he will ask the City Council to pass severe restrictions on gun ownership in Chicago in the wake of the...

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Guns and Free Speech On Campus — Not?

Colorado’s CCW law says that permit holders can carry anywhere in the state except as specifically provided in that statute. The statute precludes concealed carry...

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Good Guys Win in McDonald v. Chicago — Mayor Daley Beside Himself

The good guys have won in the Supreme Court today. In McDonald v. Chicago the United States Supreme Court reversed and remanded the 7th Circuit...

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UPDATE: Off-Duty Baltimore Police Officer Fatally Shoots Unarmed Marine — 13 Times

This story, at least as reported by Baltimore Channel 11, looks like a very bad shooting. Tyrone Brown, the marine, had no weapon, there was...

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The Chicago Way

Gun control laws have one purpose and that is to disarm citizens. It is only law-abiding citizens who are disarmed by such laws because criminals,...

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Calderon Makes Preposterous Claim About Weapons of the Mexican Drug Cartels

Mexican President Felipe Calderon tries to link the expiration of the Clinton gun ban with the rise of violence by Mexican Drug lords at the...

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Students For Concealed Carry On Campus Making Headway

Students For Concealed Carry On Campus can claim credit for a more than doubling within the last week of university and college campuses allowing concealed...

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Iowa Governor Culver Signs Shall Issue CCW

All other state permits recognized. But it won’t take effect until January 1, 2011.

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Governor Culver Will Sign The Iowa CCW Improvements Bill

Two weeks ago I reported this: SF 2379 has been approved by overwhelming majorities in the both the House and Senate in Iowa and awaits...

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