Category: weapons

“But They’re Not Allowed To Know!”

     If you have firearms, the federal government knows about it:      The homeowner was alerted there were trespassers on his property by motion detectors outside his front door. A live video feed from his doorbell camera showed three armed men wearing tactical vests, t-shirts and jeans. Two appeared to be ATF agents. The third …

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Objectives And Constraints

     “If you’re willing to die you can do anything.” – lapel button      Yes, there’s a point to the above – and it’s not that the accumulated wisdom of Mankind can be found on lapel buttons. (It’s also not that I’m willing to die.)      Life under the veil of Time is an exercise …

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First California, Now New York

     Remember what I said about the “may issue” states and their opposition to the right to keep and bear arms?      Administrative processes can be made so painful and expensive that they deter effectively everyone from exercising their rights.      California is tightening the screws one way:      “Legal judgments of good moral character …

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California’s War On Guns Continues

     Looky here:      California gun owners have been put at risk by the Attorney General’s office after a new dashboard leaked their personal information.      The California Department of Justice’s 2022 Firearms Dashboard Portal went live on Monday with publicly-accessible files that include identifying information for those who have concealed carry permits. The leaked …

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Quickie: California Parries The Bruen Decision

     As I was sure it would:      [T]he [California] AG’s office concludes that the existing statutory requirement “that a public-carry license applicant provide proof of ‘good moral character’ remains constitutional,” and that this requirement isn’t limited to disqualifying felons, certain violent misdemeanants, and the like. And in particular the AG’s office suggests that people …

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Even When The News Is Good…

     …it’s unwise to rely on the honesty or candor of the political class.      A few hours ago, the Supreme Court struck down New York State’s “may issue” handgun-permit law:      The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a restrictive New York gun law in a major ruling for gun rights.      The justices’ …

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Is This The Hill To Die On?

     Well, is it?      A bipartisan group of senators announced an agreement on principle for gun safety legislation Sunday, which includes “needed mental health resources, improves school safety and support for students, and helps ensure dangerous criminals and those who are adjudicated as mentally ill can’t purchase weapons,” they said in a statement.      …

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Arms

     A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. – Amendment II      The above is the most fiercely argued – attacked and defended – statement that has ever been incorporated into any law. More objections …

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