January 1970

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Outgunned -Senseless gun violence erupts again, this time in Arizona

Outgunned -Senseless gun violence erupts again, this time in Arizona

‘The right of the people to peacefully assemble…” Those were some of the words Rep. Gabrielle Giffords read on the floor of the House as her part of reading the Constitution last week. She read the 1st Amendment of the Bill of Rights, and now some are questioning our democratic right to peacefully assemble due […]

What Right Do You Have to Carry a Gun?

What Right Do You Have to Carry a Gun?

A Second Amendment Community Forum February 17, 2011 Faulkner Gallery Santa Barbara Downtown Public Library 6:30-9:00 pm Free and open to the public

Chicago’s Response to the Supreme Court Decision

Mayor Richard Daley — who promised the city would not “roll over” if the court ruled against the city’s handgun ban — clearly wanted to give police a law they could begin enforcing as quickly as possible.—Associated Press, July 3, 2010 The Chicago City Council on Friday approved what city officials say is the strictest […]

What Was The Intent Of the Authors Of the Bill of Rights?

What Was The Intent Of the Authors Of the Bill of Rights?

The Second Amendment written 1791, stated, “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.” In 1939 in United States v. Miller, the Supreme Court stated, “The significance of the militia was that it was composed of […]

Second Amendment Facts!

(Ed. Note: Excerpted from Legal Community Against Gun Violence. More information may be found at www.lcav.org) On June 28, 2010 the United States Supreme Court announced its latest Second Amendment decision. In McDonald v. Chicago, the Court held in a 5-4 ruling that the Second Amendment applies to state and local governments in addition to […]