ABA Legal Fact Check: Laws and Supreme Court Cases Behind Gun Control Debate - LawNewz

LawNewzABA Legal Fact Check: Laws and Supreme Court Cases Behind Gun Control DebateLawNewzABA Legal Fact Check debuted in August and is the first fact check website focusing exclusively on legal matters. This article has been republished with permission. Q. The horrific shooting at a country music concert in Las Vegas on Oct. 1 renewed the ...and more »

'So-called conservative' New York Times columnist attacks 2nd Amendment - Fox News

Fox News'So-called conservative' New York Times columnist attacks 2nd AmendmentFox NewsThe motorcade of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump makes its way past the New York Times building after a meeting in New York U.S., November 22, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton - S1AEUOIVWZAA. Conservative New York Times op-ed columnist ...and more »

Taking Steps to Reduce Gun Violence - New York Times

New York TimesTaking Steps to Reduce Gun ViolenceNew York TimesPolitics is the art of the possible, and Bret Stephens's suggestion of repeal is not possible. However, it may be possible to replace the Second Amendment in a way that clarifies both the right of Americans to own guns and the powers of the government ...and more »

The cancer in the Constitution - Seattle Times

The cancer in the ConstitutionSeattle TimesThe more we stand out for random mass killings daily, the more the leading cause becomes clear: the warped interpretation of the freedom to own lethal weaponry. Share story. By. Timothy Egan. Syndicated columnist. One of the great disconnects of our ...and more »

How Second Amendment Distortions Kill - Truthdig

TruthdigHow Second Amendment Distortions KillTruthdigA painting of President George Washington leading a federalized force of state militiamen against the Whiskey Rebellion, a tax revolt in western Pennsylvania in 1794. (Wikimedia). Many politicians, especially those on the Right, pretend they are ...and more »

CarlsonCast Oct.6--6am hour - KVI-Radio

CarlsonCast Oct.6--6am hourKVI-RadioA former Wall Street Journal columnist now at the NY Times, Bret Stephens, declares that to stop mass murder shootings like Las Vegas and Orlando that the 2nd Amendment must be repealed. KVI's John Carlson analyzes Stephens' reasoning and then KVI ...and more »

OPINION: Two views on guns, ugly problems & issues - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Brooklyn Daily EagleOPINION: Two views on guns, ugly problems & issuesBrooklyn Daily EagleOn the most basic human level, when the life of a loved one is lost, the degree of gun technology used may not be the first question that hits those who have suffered the loss. But sooner or later, it comes to the forefront of the minds of survivors ...and more »

Web question of the week - Andover Townsman

Web question of the weekAndover TownsmanAnother massacre brought on by gun violence has hit the U.S. This time it was a lone gunman spraying bullets on concertgoers in Las Vegas. It is being called the worst mass-shooting in U.S. history. Is it time to take stricter action on gun control ...and more »

Amendment not about private ownership - Paris News

Paris NewsAmendment not about private ownershipParis NewsWhy the importance of the well-regulated militia being primary in the Second Amendment? It is because in the first years of our nation, we had no fully structured armed forces with reliable standards as we have today. Therefore, a civilian adult ...and more »

Americans Are More Divided On Gun Control Than Gay Marriage Or Abortion - Newburgh Gazette

Newburgh GazetteAmericans Are More Divided On Gun Control Than Gay Marriage Or AbortionNewburgh GazetteSo it's of little doubt that the founding fathers and authors of the United States Constitution simply meant to have in place an armed quick reaction force to defend their budding nation. "I have never understood the conservative fetish for the Second ...and more »

Opinion: Where to now on gun policy? - MyAJC

Opinion: Where to now on gun policy?MyAJCThe massacre of dozens of concert-goers in Las Vegas has reignited the uniquely American debate over what restrictions on firearms may be appropriate and warranted — or not — in considering the U.S. Constitution's Second Amendment right to bear arms ...and more »

Michael Moore: Hey, let's repeal the 'outdated' 2nd Amendment - ClickLancashire

ClickLancashireMichael Moore: Hey, let's repeal the 'outdated' 2nd AmendmentClickLancashireOn Thursday, the New York Times published an editorial about how to move forward following the mass shooting in Las Vegas. As for pre-1968 machine guns, they are the most regulated weapon on the market. The simple fact is that without a room full of ...and more »

America's Perverse Gun Laws Are the Product of Its Perverse Gun Culture - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalAmerica's Perverse Gun Laws Are the Product of Its Perverse Gun CultureSputnik InternationalIt is not America's gun laws that are the issue when it comes to these mass shootings which occur with banal regularity in the land of the free, it is the gun culture that underpins those laws - a culture symptomatic of the moral sickness the country ...and more »

Michael Moore proposes repeal, replacement of 2nd Amendment - Guns.com

Guns.comMichael Moore proposes repeal, replacement of 2nd AmendmentGuns.comDocumentary filmmaker and liberal activist Michael Moore is not a fan of the 2nd Amendment. (Photo: YouTube). Documentary filmmaker Michael Moore has proposed a so-called 28th Amendment on gun control meant to repeal and replace the 2nd ...and more »

Will the Democrats fall into the 'Repeal the Second Amendment' trap? - American Thinker (blog)

American Thinker (blog)Will the Democrats fall into the 'Repeal the Second Amendment' trap?American Thinker (blog)The newest star in the New York Times editorial board firmament is Bret Stephens, a former member of the Wall Street Journal Editorial Board. Yesterday, he went full gun-grabber in an op-ed in the Nation's Newspaper of Record, calling for a repeal of ...and more »

US misfiring through a lack of leadership on gun control - The Australian

US misfiring through a lack of leadership on gun controlThe AustralianSitting in a downtown New York bar some years ago with a good friend, a Republican, and a group of other New Yorkers, we chat about America's gun culture. The women at our table pull out their phones and show me lots of photos of themselves posing with ...and more »

Michael Moore's Proposal to Repeal the Second Amendment and Replace It With a New 28th Amendment - San Diego Free Press

San Diego Free PressMichael Moore's Proposal to Repeal the Second Amendment and Replace It With a New 28th AmendmentSan Diego Free Press“A well regulated State National Guard, being helpful to the safety and security of a State in times of need, along with the strictly regulated right of the people to keep and bear a limited number of non-automatic Arms for sport and hunting, with ...and more »

Letter: Gun lobby has too much influence - The Columbus Dispatch

Letter: Gun lobby has too much influenceThe Columbus DispatchWe have been taken hostage by the gun lobby. They have the congressmen in their pockets and we stand by and allow them to control our future. Money wins elections, and they use their money to elect hardliners on the Second Amendment and to defeat ...and more »

Let's be honest about the Second Amendment - The Week Magazine

The Week MagazineLet's be honest about the Second AmendmentThe Week MagazineThe Second Amendment clearly and definitively does not say what so many gun-rights absolutists in America claim it does. This is interesting when you consider conservatives' otherwise consistent adherence to constitutional originalism. Consider, for ...and more »

Ban guns - The Week Magazine

The Week MagazineBan gunsThe Week MagazineWhenever America has one of its periodic mass shootings, you can count on seeing this particular exchange played out on cable news and in conversations across the country. The advocate for guns will say to the promoter of restrictions, "You just want ...and more »