Category Archives: Second Amendment

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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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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WHERE THERE’S SMOKE – MAYBE THERE’S A GUN

Probably of little surprise to court watchers everywhere, the United States Supreme Court recently announced it would hear arguments on the always-heated issue of the Second Amendment, its meaning, and its application. The Supreme Court has granted a Writ of … Continue reading

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