Politics

The ‘Opposite of Progress’?

Ferguson Police

NYPD commissioner’s anti-terror unit draws ire from police reform advocates The creation of a new counterterrorism unit within the NYPD, which will be armed with “machine guns” and tasked with policing protests as well as guarding the city against any terrorist threat, has drawn heavy criticism from legal groups and police reform advocates. Police commissioner […]

Mayors Against MAIG

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15% of Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun mayors leave As it has broadened its attacks on lawmakers and Second Amendment groups like the National Rifle Association, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s aggressive “Mayors Against Illegal Guns” group has experienced a sharp 15-percent drop in mayor-members. According to a new count, the group’s membership has gone from […]

Ohio Court of Appeals Holds ‘that the right to bear arms ensured by the Second Amendment does, in fact, extend to motor vehicles’

Bill of Rights

Eugene Volokh in the WaPo: The view that the Second Amendment protects some sort of right to carry guns outside the home remains the minority view among post-Heller appellate courts, but it’s a substantial minority, and this decision adds to that minority. Here is a bit from the decision noting that while both Heller and […]

Get Out Now

Colorado voters boot Morse, Giron from office in historic election State senators John Morse and Angela Giron are becoming the first Colorado legislators ever to be recalled from office Tuesday, caught in the vortex of a national gun rights debate. Morse has conceded defeat. And with about 24,000 votes counted in Pueblo, Sen. Angela Giron […]

National Money Pouring into Colorado Anti-Recall Efforts

The Out-Of-Towners With only a couple of weeks remaining before Colorado’s recall elections targeting Senate president John Morse and Sen. Angela Giron, the big guns of the anti-gun movement have checked in with their checkbooks. According to contribution reports filed with the Secretary of State, New York Michael Bloomberg chipped in $350,000 to Taxpayers for […]