Tag: second amendment

Chicago wants to video all gun sales

Chicago wants to video all gun sales

| May 29, 2014

This is certain to set of a number of protests and constitutional challenges. It will be interesting to see how the collision between a municipalities right to regulate businesses—i.e. on zoning—and Second Amendment rights play out. Its a totally different issue, but we remember seeing battles in some areas that pitted First Amendment rights against […]

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Weapons ban at Republican convention hypocrisy litmus test

Weapons ban at Republican convention hypocrisy litmus test

| May 20, 2014

We wonder how this weapons prohibition is going to play with a significant part of the Republican Party base that seems to ignore party decisions that have led to the Patriot Act and erosion of personal freedoms for Americans, vast support for corporate welfare and other policies that have proved a detriment to working class […]

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Gun shop owner  threatened for selling hi-tech, secure weapons

Gun shop owner threatened for selling hi-tech, secure weapons

| May 4, 2014

It’s interesting to note that so many people who scream loudly about their freedoms are quick to stop others from exercising their freedoms—like threatening an honest businessman for exercising his right to sell a product. But, that’s what terrorists do—hide behind a mask of false patriotism and freedom when what they’re really angling for is […]

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Georgia gun law could make barroom brawls more deadly

Georgia gun law could make barroom brawls more deadly

| April 24, 2014

It remains to be seen whether this will make Georgia safer as some advocates of the law claim or if the mixture of firearms and liquid courage might make some people lose the last vestige of restraint they might have had. Minor arguments at the pool table could escalate into something deadly on a frequent […]

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Church used to advance ‘worldly rights’ agenda

Church used to advance ‘worldly rights’ agenda

| March 17, 2014

WWJS—What would Jesus do? What would Jesus say? We searched hard a long to find Jesus advancing a political agenda in the scriptures but found only his indifference for “Caesar” at best and lack of interest in politics of the world. But, what do we know? Presiding Elder of the Indiana North District of the […]

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