Category Archives: Guns

SOUDER – JUST WHOSE REPRESENTATIVE IS HE?

Mark Souder, declaring “the time is now for Congress to step in to protect the rights of law-abiding Americans” – at least those in Washington, D.C. – has decided to stick his nose into the Washington, D.C. gun battle. It … Continue reading

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WE’VE ONLY JUST BE “GUN” – THE SECOND AMENDMENT AND SELECTIVE INCORPORATION

This past week, the United States Supreme Court handed down its much-awaited decision in the District of Columbia, et al v. Heller, 2008 U.S. Lexis 5268. The full decision with official pagination has yet to be published. While many gun … Continue reading

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SUPREME COURT – GUN OWNERSHIP IS INDIVIDUAL RIGHT SUBJECT TO REGULATION

The Supreme Court today published its long-awaited and highly anticipated decision in the District of Columbia gun rights case. The primary arguments focused on whether the right to bear arms is an individual right or a collective right attached to … Continue reading

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ARMS SUPPLIERS: THE REAL “WEAPONS” OF MASS DESTRUCTION

As George W. Bush’s dreams of finding weapons of mass destruction in Iraq faded away, his reasons for toppling Saddam Hussein changed on an almost daily basis. The weapons of mass destruction he had worked so hard to delude the … Continue reading

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THE CHRISTMAS TRUCE – IMAGINE A WORLD OF PEACE

Miracles do happen every so often – even in battle. For those soldiers locked in fierce combat near Ypres in the Ypres salient region of Belgium, that miracle was the Christmas Truce of December 24, 1914. The United States had … Continue reading

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THE 300 – WHICH ONE TO CHOOSE

A 71-year-old Angola man with medical problems was arrested Saturday after he threatened tree trimmers with an unloaded shotgun. The tree trimmers worked for a company with which NIPSCO had contracted to remove trees in NIPSCO’s right of way. What … Continue reading

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