Chicago continues to enforce gun ban Says court ruling doesn’t apply…I think they’ll learn that the US Constitution applies to Chicago, too. And when they do it will probably set a precedent that underscores the Heller ruling better than anything the NRA could do. Second Amendment News Roundup Liberty Sphere’s always-excellent linkfest. Legally owned (but […]
Month – July 2008
I’ll finish today’s Great Britain triple header (see the earlier stories here and here) with one that should make us feel a bit better about things across the pond: War veteran, 88, foiled knife-wielding intruder by grabbing him and forcing him out of his home Threatened by a knife-wielding junkie who burst into his home […]
More from the UK: The terrifying 4-inch key fob gun used to shoot clubber ‘in row over girls’ At first glance it looks like any other keyring used for automatically unlocking car doors. But this innocent-looking key fob hides a deadly purpose. Small enough to fit in the palm of your hand it is actually […]
My pool picture ban over paedophile fears An amateur photographer was told she could not take snaps of an empty paddling pool because she might be a paedophile. Taking pictures of an empty swimming pool means you might be a pedophile just like taking pictures of kids tearing up your neighborhood means you might be […]
Not coincidentally, the Gotham City of the two most recent Batman films is based on Chicago, not New York City. This makes some sense, because Chicago residents are severely restricted in their methods of self defense. Masked vigilantes might be the only answer.
Photographing thugs ‘is assault’, police tell householder snapping proof of anti-social behaviour It’s the Daily Mail, but given the direction of things in Britain these days I’m buying it: David Green, 64, and his neighbours had been plagued by the youths from a nearby comprehensive school for months, and was advised by their headmaster to […]
Seems to be a pretty unreasonable situation, but the reaction is good.
Anti-Gun Outdoor Writer to Run for NRA Board Sebastian on Pat Wray: Needless to say, he’d be a long shot.