Second Amendment Ain’t the Problem, So Why Abolish It?

Highly regarded retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens again called for the Second Amendment’s repeal. But why? The Second Amendment does not prevent gun-control. In District of Columbia v. Heller (2008), Justice Antonin Scalia with a narrow majority of five Justices correctly recognized the Read More …

The Obsolete Second Amendment Against Government Tyranny

The NRA and gun advocates repeat as a refrain our Constitution’s Framers statements about the need to protect an individual right to bear arms “against a tyrannical government.” They argue that maintaining an individual right to bear arms prevents totalitarianism. Confusingly, they also throw up Read More …

Guns, Race and That Flag – They’ve Always Been Bound Together in America

The spate of recent shootings has made clear the connection of guns and race in America. Statistics of inner-city gun violence show the connection pretty much every day. In this context, the National Rifle Association actually believes in gun control. “Nothing,” says the NRA, should Read More …