Second Amendment

The Biden administration on Tuesday urged the Supreme Court to uphold a New York handgun restriction in an upcoming and potentially landmark Second Amendment court clash. The Department of Justice, in a brief filed on behalf of the administration, argued that the justices should defer to the longstanding legislative practice of placing limits on firearms
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In a blow to the tired stereotypes perpetuated by gun control supporters, a recent academic survey found broad diversity among recent first time gun buyers. The findings bolstered what many observers had anecdotally discovered, the last year-and-a-half’s pandemic and civil unrest-fueled record-breaking gun sales. Provided with the preliminary survey results, the Wall Street Journal reported, the 2021 National Firearms
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The Virginia state government’s attacks on law-abiding gun owners continue apace. On September 1, Attorney General Mark R. Herring (D) used his position to offer an expansive interpretation of statute that will create a confusing patchwork of gun-free zones throughout the Commonwealth. Herring’s actions are an important reminder that gun rights supporters need to be cognizant not
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Legendary musician, reality TV personality, outdoorsman, outspoken conservative and vocal Second Amendment rights advocate Ted Nugent endorsed conservative businesswoman Jessica Fair Taylor while attending his Constitution Day celebration in Centreville, Michigan. The Taylor campaign said that this endorsement further “validates Jessica Taylor’s status as the only true conservative outsider in the race for Senate in
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The BDN Opinion section operates independently and does not set newsroom policies or contribute to reporting or editing articles elsewhere in the newspaper or on bangordailynews.com. Griffin Dix is co-chair of the Brady Campaign to End Gun Violence chapter in Oakland, California. His son was shot and killed in 1994. This column was produced for The
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An NRA instructor described as “the Left’s worst nightmare” helped train thousands of minority women from Detroit on how to safely protect themselves with guns “to ensure they’re never victims.” “The left thinks the Second Amendment wasn’t made for people who look like us. They said the same thing during the Jim Crow era too,”
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The federal government has rarely made a habit of covering itself in glory, but in recent weeks it seems determined to engender mistrust among the American public. In only the last month, three fresh examples of the federal government’s inability to secure sensitive data have come to light. These examples of official incompetence have once again made clear that
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Photo Credit: Marc Gronich State Senator Brian Benjamin, Governor Hocul, and the Reverend Al Sharpton. Since taking the reins of power on Tuesday, August 24, Governor Kathy Hochul has been from Manhattan to Syracuse with little time spent in Albany. She has had a full plate of agenda items to contend with, including an eviction
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One of the fake news heavyweights, The Washington Post, wrote a profile on former NRA spokesperson and current conservative radio host Dana Loesch and, remarkably, it didn’t make her sound like “a first class monster.” For the left, that’s something to get steamed over. In his Monday piece, The Washington Post’s Manuel Roig-Franzia painted a very
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OUTSIDE OF DALLAS – Dana Loesch strides with purpose in chunky black unlaced boots. Past the wrought-iron chandelier and red upholstered dining-table chairs that evoke some medieval castle. Alongside the “predator wall” of horned creatures (mostly fakes), then a leopard-print banquette that seems only slightly smaller than a compact car. She was once the punk-rock
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HOUSTON — The National Rifle Association on Tuesday, citing COVID-19 concerns, announced it has canceled its annual meeting. That meeting was to take place in Houston over three days in September. Retweeting the NRA’S announcement concerning the cancellation, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo, a Democrat, wrote, “Sending thought and prayers.” As of Wednesday morning, the county
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