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Texas GOP to Biden: 'Come and take it' on assault weapons ban pledge

By Bethany Blankley. Sept 30, 2022

The Republican Party of Texas has a message for President Joe Biden in response to his pledge to ban so-called assault weapons in the U.S.: "Come and take it." The phrase is known to Texans as the rallying cry that sparked the Texas Revolution on Oct. 2, 1835, in Gonzalez, Texas [...]



Ban on People Receiving Firearms while under Indictment is Unconstitutional

By Dean Weingarten. Sept 28, 2022

On September 19, 2022, the District Court, W.D. Texas, found the ban on individuals under indictment from receiving firearms in federal law, (§ 922(n)) to be unconstitutional under the standards clarified by the Bruen Decision of 2022 [...]



2A Isn't About Deer in Kevlar Vests, Mr. President, as These 11 Incidents Show

By Amy Swearer. Sept 27, 2022

President Joe Biden's most recent speech on gun control showed, once again, that he has little respect for gun owners or the Second Amendment. Consider, for example, where Biden mocked (and not for the first time) gun owners as being afraid of "deer in Kevlar vests" simply because [...]



After the Guns Were Removed, the Killing Fields Began

By J. William Middendorf. Sept 26, 2022

"All political power comes from the barrel of a gun. The Communist Party must command all the guns; that way, no guns can ever be used to command the party." The quote was from Mao Zedong, founder of Communist China. Mao's first act after gaining complete control of China in 1949 [...]



2A Abuses Hidden in the Spending Bill

By George Devinny. Sept 23, 2022

It is not uncommon to see inclusions of "extras" within a bill and this is a case that seems to demonstrate the ploy. No less than ten 'gun control' provisions sit buried inside the FY 2023 Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations bill - many decidedly draconian. The devil is in the details [...]



Dick Heller Win Against DC Ammunition Restrictions

By Dean Weingarten. Sept 21, 2022

On June 30, 2022, the Heller Foundation, along with Dick Heller and Charles W. Nesby, filed an 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and § 1988 lawsuit against the District of Columbia. The claim is that 24 DCMR § 2343.1 of the District code is unconstitutional under the Second Amend-ment. The section limits [...]

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