Tag Archives: Second Amendment

Trump: Second Amendment Will Never Be Repealed

Politico reports: President Donald Trump vowed Wednesday morning that his administration will not support the repeal of the Second Amendment, a step former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens suggested Tuesday in a New York Times op-ed. “THE SECOND AMENDMENT WILL NEVER BE REPEALED! As much as Democrats would like to see this happen, and despite the words yesterday of …

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Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens: We Can Stop The NRA By Repealing Second Amendment

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens today penned a New York Times op-ed calling for the repeal of the Second Amendment. His conclusion: In 2008, the Supreme Court overturned Chief Justice Burger’s and others’ long-settled understanding of the Second Amendment’s limited reach by ruling, in District of Columbia v. Heller, that there was an individual right to bear arms. …

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HomoQuotable – Gwen Patton

“We don’t want people to hurt us, we want people to run away from us, and the best way we have found to do that is to be armed. Now if someone tries to attack us, we can defend ourselves. Ideally we don’t want any altercation at all, but if there is a perception that the gay person on the …

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Quote Of The Day – Arkansas GOP

“We need to let those who will come in the future to represent us [know] that we are serious. The 2nd amendment means nothing unless those in power believe you would have no problem simply walking up and shooting them if they got too far out of line and stopped responding as representatives. It seems that we are unable to …

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CONNECTICUT: Gun Nuts Heckle Father Of Slain Sandy Hook Child

How low will teabaggers go? This low: A false fire alarm, 45-minute waits to get into the Capitol complex, even the heckling of a bereaved parent of a Newtown shooting victim marked Monday’s day-long legislative hearing on gun control. “The Second Amendment!” was shouted by several gun enthusiasts in the meeting room as Neil Heslin, holding a photo of his …

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Petition Of The Day

Wall Street Journal columnist James Taranto is supporting the teabagger petition drive to deport CNN host Piers Morgan for daring to speak in favor of gun control.  The wingnut Daily Caller captured a Twitter exchange between the two: “Ironic U.S. gun rights campaign to deport me for ‘attacking 2nd Amendment rights’ – is my opinion not protected under 1st Amendment …

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Editorial Of The Day

From the National Review: The irreducible challenge the Second Amendment poses to gun restrictionists is that it does not bestow upon the people a right they previously lacked. It proscribes the government from infringing upon a right the people already have. It is not that the people are allowed to arm. It is that the government is disallowed to disarm …

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God Bless America

Decades old and nothing has changed. (Via JMG reader Dick)

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Headline Of The Day

Honestly, officer! I wasn’t going to shoot up the theater! I was actually just on my way to kill my boss! Pay no attention to those Colorado newspaper clippings you found in my car! Details. (Tipped by JMG reader Tee Jay)

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Scoreboard

(Tipped by JMG reader Ray)

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With My Rifle By My Side

New from Young Heart Books is With My Rifle By My Side, a children’s guide to the importance of the Second Amendment and the right to blow away fellow humans. Unsurprisingly, the book is from God’s Gentle People™. “Young Heart Books encourage the young to seek the Lord in prayer, worship in church, and love the liberties provided by the …

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Obama’s Coming For Yer Guns!

Attendees at this week’s NRA convention are convinced that the president is going to make gun ownership illegal. Because Fox News told them so!

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NRA: We Need More Guns In The Projects

Less than 24 hours after Thursday’s handgun ruling by the Supreme Court, the NRA sued the city of San Francisco to overturn its ban on guns in public housing projects. Interestingly, another pro-gun group joined the suit on behalf of a gay man living in the projects who says he needs a gun to protect himself from bashing. The National …

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Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Guns

In a judgment that gun advocates are calling as historic as Brown V. Board of Education, the Supreme Court today issued its first ever ruling on the Second Amendment,saying that the long-contested amendment does protect the right of individuals to own handguns, not merely a “well-regulated militia.” Americans have a right to keep a gun at home for self-defense, the …

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A Well-Regulated (Queer) Militia…

The Pink Pistols, a group of gay gun owners, were among 68 groups that today filed briefs at the Supreme Court in its hearing to overturn Washington, DC’s ban on handguns. A Washington resident who wants to keep handguns at home for protection is challenging the 32-year-old ban as a violation of his constitutional rights. A federal appeals court in …

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