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The prolonged battle over gun law in our nation’s capital continues, now that a federal judge declared a gun control law unconstitutional. Judge Fredrick J. Scullin Jr. has ended the prohibition of carrying pistols in public. This is the…>read more1 Comment July 28, 2014
Judge Alfred Covello in the U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut has ruled the state’s new gun laws as constitutional. The lawsuit had been filed last May in federal court in challenge of new gun control regulations. The bipartisan law…>read more1 Comment January 31, 2014
On Friday, the Illinois Supreme Court published its opinion in the matter of Illinois v Aguilar striking down the gun law in the state that prohibits carrying firearms. The High Court opined that the law was against the Second Amendment…>read moreNo Comment September 16, 2013
After the tragedy at Sandy Hook elementary where a deranged Adam Lanza killed 20 children, six adults, his mother and himself with a Bushmaster AR-15 rifle, the nation’s largest sporting goods retailer, Dick’s Sporting Goods, suspended the sale of firearms…>read moreNo Comment August 21, 2013
What does it mean that we have a right to bear arms? The logic of the original amendment stipulated that we need guns to take on our own government, if need be. A recent poll shows that exactly the same…>read moreNo Comment May 2, 2013
After the Sandy Hook violence jumpstarted gun-control issues, it seems we are finally getting the legislation so many activists are saying we need. Since the bill must be bipartisan minded – with a Senate controlled by Democrats and a House…>read moreNo Comment April 11, 2013
The CEO of the National Rifle Association, Wayne LaPierre, said that New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg “can’t buy America” when he was on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday, according to CBS News. The comment was in response to Bloomberg…>read moreNo Comment March 25, 2013
On Tuesday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a package for gun-control measures that expands a ban on assault weapons and that makes New York the first state in the country to change its gun laws since the Sandy Hook…>read moreNo Comment January 16, 2013
Following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, media mogul Rupert Murdoch expressed his thoughts on the need for stricter gun control. You might not have known that if you were tuned into Fox News though. “Terrible news today,” Murdoch tweeted…>read moreNo Comment December 19, 2012
Dark humor can get you fired. Making jokes about shooting your fellow professors, for instance, might cost you your tenure. Take Anthony Chase, who was fired from his tenured position at Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center. He made…>read more1 Comment June 27, 2012
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