Month – July 2008

Friday Gunzookery – 25 Jul 2008

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 […]

UK: Not completely lost

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 […]

Fob Guns

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 […]

War on Cameras in the UK?

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 […]