Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

Over the years, I’ve met many people who say they are supporters of our Second Amendment rights, not because of personal protection issues, but because they believe that somehow it’s inherent in the right to resist tyranny. Now, given the age of modern firearms I’ve always been skeptical of such an argument, but at least […]

Update! According to editor Karen Magnuson, she claims the authorship of the op-ed was verified. I am still waiting to hear from the professor and I asked Magnuson how it was verified. @jwigderson @DandC Yes. — kmagnuson (@kmagnuson) November 1, 2015 The headline has been updated. What I wrote Saturday is below: I’m not buying […]

At a hearing today, State Sen Van Wanggaard confirmed he has something in his pocket (or on his hip). He was running a public hearing in the state Capitol on Tuesday on a bill he wrote that would let off-duty and retired police officers carry concealed weapons on school property when he announced he had […]

If Doug had pulled the trigger to protect his wife, would there be protests in the streets of Tulsa, or a celebration that one less violent criminal was preying on the elderly? – Tulsa, OK – News, Weather, Video and Sports – | Print this entry

Of the groups dedicated to preserving our Second Amendment rights, the NRA is generally thought of as the gold standard. Some gun rights advocates will disagree, but it’s probably safe to say that if the NRA doesn’t like a candidate, other gun rights groups won’t like them either. For the 97th Assembly District primary, I […]

After the mass shooting in Connecticut, the left has had its “gun control now” moment. Now the other side is returning rhetorical fire and calling for the arming of teachers.  Pro-2nd amendment gun advocates say if we arm teachers, we could possibly stop these mass shootings faster. Texas is moving in that direction. Looking back […]

I’m calling on all my friends in the media to denounce the legacy of Hunter S. Thompson — shameless purveyor of American gun culture. — Matt K. Lewis (@mattklewis) December 18, 2012 Print this entry

Murdoch calls for automatic weapons ban… via @politico — Dylan Byers (@DylanByers) December 15, 2012   *sigh* Automatic weapons are already effectively banned in this country. The National Firearms Act of 1934, the Gun Control Act of 1968 and the Hughes Amendment in 1986 have all placed limits on how automatic guns can be […]

I cannot imagine the grief of the families that have lost their children today in the attack on a school in Connecticut. It was a horrible crime. Unfortunately, since the gunman is dead, we may never know the reason for the attack that killed 28 people, including 18 children. Unfortunately, our grief will have to […]

According to their Facebook page, this was the scene at the Shooter Shop in West Allis on Wednesday: Hey, they’ll have to pry my spoon out of my cold, dead hands. Do you think the protestor on the left got the point? Naaaaah.   Print this entry