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Federal Court Upholds Connecticut’s Gun Laws as Constitutional

Federal Court Upholds Connecticut’s Gun Laws as Constitutional   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…>read more

1 Comment January 31, 2014

Illinois Supreme Court Strikes down State’s Gun Law

Illinois Supreme Court Strikes down State’s Gun Law 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 more

No Comment September 16, 2013

Dick’s Sporting Goods’ Spinoff Store to Sell AR-15 Semi-Automatic Rifles

Dick’s Sporting Goods’ Spinoff Store to Sell AR-15 Semi-Automatic Rifles   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…>read more

No Comment August 21, 2013

3 in 10 Americans Polled Think Armed Rebellion Against the Government Might Soon be Necessary

3 in 10 Americans Polled Think Armed Rebellion Against the Government Might Soon be Necessary   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…>read more

No Comment May 2, 2013

Bipartisan Lawmakers Agree on New Gun Control Legislation

Bipartisan Lawmakers Agree on New Gun Control Legislation 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 more

No Comment April 11, 2013

Wayne LaPierre Says Michael Bloomberg “Can’t Buy America” with $12 Million Ad Campaign

Wayne LaPierre Says Michael Bloomberg “Can’t Buy America” with $12 Million Ad Campaign   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…>read more

No Comment March 25, 2013

New York State Passes Stricter Gun Laws

New York State Passes Stricter Gun Laws   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…>read more

No Comment January 16, 2013

Executives at Fox News Reject Report about Gun Discussions

Executives at Fox News Reject Report about Gun Discussions   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,”…>read more

No Comment December 19, 2012

Law Professor Fired Over Gun Jokes

Law Professor Fired Over Gun Jokes 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 more

1 Comment June 27, 2012