Posts Tagged ‘United States Supreme Court’

Dueling Chainsaws

A recent event in the Bay Area is a reminder of why California especially needs a shall-issue concealed weapon permit law.  If you have ever ridden a subway train, you know the profound sense of unease that comes from it.  Unlike a bus, there is no easy way out, even if you were prepared to jump out an emergency exit.  You are at the mercy of any crazy person on board. The Bay Area Rapid Transit system (BART) is the pride of Big Government sorts in the Bay Area.  It cost a truly astonishing amount of money to build (about $10 billion in current dollars), and remains a very expensive Read More >>

What Does the Kavanaugh Circus Mean?

It means that the gun control crowd is afraid.  While much of the screeching is about abortion, and this is certainly one area where Justice Kavanaugh is likely to look at original intent. Much of what is driving the fear of Kavanaugh, as Sen. Feinstein (D-LaLaLand) made clear in her questioning of Kavanaugh is the Second Amendment.  The July 16, 2018 Los Angeles Times was blunt about this: “With the addition of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court could have a conservative majority to strike down bans on semi-automatic weapons in California and other liberal states and to decree Read More >>

How Obamacare And The Healthcare Mandate Could Open The Door To Gun Grab. This is Huge! Wake Up!

Scotus’ Healthcare Decision: Implications of “Individual Mandate” for Future Firearms Regulation On Thursday, June 28, 2012, the United States Supreme Court (“Supreme Court”) handed down a landmark decision1 affirming the defining piece of legislation for the Obama Administration, literally reshaping the face of health care by 2014, in deciding whether what has been commonly referred to as “Obama-Care” passes constitutional muster. Continue reading on Read More >>

What the U.S. Supreme Court Says About the Right To Keep And Bear Arms

What the U.S. Supreme Court Says About the Right To Keep And Bear Arms In 1876, the United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS) held in United States v. Cruikshank, the right to keep and bear arms is a natural right. This means it existed before the formation of the Union and had foundation in the divine. After that, SCOTUS was silent on the issue for decades. Indeed, it is only in the last three (3) years that the parameters of the 2nd Amendment to the United States Constitution have been developed. The first case is the most famous, Heller v. District of Columbia (2008). In this case, SCOTUS Read More >>

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