Category Archives: civil rights

A good question.

And the answers vary from “criminal intentions” to “treason”. Or well-meaning stupidity of such magnitude as to preclude a successful election campaign…so very unlikely.

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Rhonda Ezell

One of the heroes of the RKBA movement.

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An Italian adaptation of my article about gun control now available

About Alleged and Observable Goals of Gun Control. Controllo delle armi: scopi dichiarati e scopi reali a confronto

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Guest post: A Lawyer’s Riff On The First Amendment

I Don’t Agree With What You Say, But I Will Defend To The Death Your Right To Say It. First thing’s first, basic disclaimer, because lawyers are so used to the legal world that we just assume people are waiting … Continue reading

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“Federal law prohibits….”

For all the jackboot lickers who insist that laws are morality and must be followed, I submit this exhibit: The same exhibit illustrates just how common ingredients for weapons are. Humans have been making serviceable weapons since before Paleolith, and … Continue reading

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How prohibitions endure

US has numerous state level prohibitions on alcohol before the national one was enacted. I wondered how people stood for those and didn’t shoot the culprits out of hand. Then, a thought occurred to me that explained how prohibitions of … Continue reading

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Living in Fear. Not Living in Fear. New on AllOutdoor

Salubrious psychological effect of gun ownership by vulnerable populations.

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Need introductions to political publications

My upcoming article and two illustrations took more than three hours of otherwise billable time. Yet, while I’ve been publishing numerous technical reviews, I’ve not found a site or a print publication suitable for my RKBA articles. Any suggestions or … Continue reading

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The Free State of Jones, movie review

I was pleasantly surprised by how well this film was done. Historic accuracy, near as I can judge, is pretty reasonable. Props, accents, details also seem fairly decent. Plot: 4/5 Acting: 4/5 Both are just a little flat, but I … Continue reading

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Terminology is important

Sturmgewehr 44, the historic “assault rifle”, was a general purpose military weapon, moderately good in several roles but specialized for none. The name was an attempt to make wishful thinking become reality by raising troop morale. Since the generic term “assault rifle” … Continue reading

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Новости глазами иммигрантов

http://stas.livejournal.com/1048089.html http://arbat.livejournal.com/870840.html Такое впечатление, что людям совсем не хочется опять жить при совке, даже и на территории Америки.

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Should California conservatives and libertarians move?

I think, yes. The state is beyond electoral salvation, and moving out would deprive California government of tax revenues and would, after the next Census, reduce the electoral weight of the state relative to others. Further, continued exposure to CA … Continue reading

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Curley Effect

A formal research paper about Curley Effect supports my theory that gun control and many other laws are all about harassing the electoral opposition.

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That’s crazy talk!

Blaming the sane and the law-abiding for crimes of the crazy and the criminal is a pretty good indication of a mental disorder. Should such people even be holding public offices?

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A Hebrew adaptation of my article

A fairly close adaptation of Alleged intent of gun control vs. actual observable goals has been translated to Hebrew by Amit Nachman.

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One of the best explanations of gun registration

COMMON-SENSE GUN LAWS = INSTITUTIONALIZED IDIOCY by Wessley Rogers

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Interview with me from SHOT Show 2016

All4Shooters just posted the video of my interview from SHOT range day. The accompanying article is also available in Italian.

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Third issue of TheSear is up

With my article Winning Hearts and Minds in it.

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Maria Butina

One of the faces of the Russian effort to improve their legal gun rights. While Maria prefers to get by on ability and multiple competencies, i don’t mind noting that she is also photogenic. Interview with Maria and the associated … Continue reading

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Three feet and five inches.

Swords have been around since 1600BCE. Pistols, including revolvers, since the early 1500s. Government efforts to restrict their use to the “right people” go back about as far. The “right people” are typically the members of the party in power. … Continue reading

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