Category Archives: 2nd Amendment

Different licenses

The shootings last night in Dallas using an AR-15 or variant caused me to rethink once more the background check system currently in place. Ruger makes a very nice 5 round .38 I’d like to have called a LCR. Being … Continue reading

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Its not 1960 anymore

The recent mass murders in Orlando, Florida by a Muslim extremist caused me to rethink what laws should govern the purchase and carrying of weapons. When I was a kid in the 60’s in Iowa, very few people had a … Continue reading

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People with guns are citizens…

“When the government fears the people there is liberty;  when the people fear the government there is tyranny.” — Thomas Jefferson [… people without guns are subjects.]

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Iowa farmer’s wife says …

“Prominent politicians and celebrities push gun control. They should lead by example and give up their  armed security and live unprotected like the rest of us do.” – Iowa famer’s wife

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Address mental illness reporting

Oregon is the latest location to experience the deadly consequences of the establishment’s insanity. They keep repeating the same actions, and expect things to change. It will be found that Christopher Mercer had previous run-ins with law enforcement and a court system that did … Continue reading

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Smack down!

The good guys win one. Congratulations to Iowa Firearms Coalition for alerting Ernst supporters last night and today about the planned attack from the extreme liberal anti-gun group Moms Demand Action. From the email sent out this afternoon from IFC’s Barry … Continue reading

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If gun control bore any relation to homicide rates …

“If gun control bore any relation to homicide rates, Washington, DC would be the safest place in the country.” — Mark Steyn (1959-) Canadian columnist Source: You can’t blame it all on the guns,  Electronic Telegraph, Sunday April 26, 1999. … Continue reading

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Guns and the ruling elite

“[T]hroughout history the unarmed have been safe only as long as the armed (criminals or government agents) have allowed them to be safe. We should beware of any politician, bureaucrat, or intellectual who claims the Second Amendment is outdated, or … Continue reading

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“Gun checks miss millions of fugitives”

Police routinely fail to put their names into a database [USA Today 4/23] “In five states alone, law enforcement failed to provide information to the FBI about at least 2.5 million outstanding arrest warrants… Among them are tens of thousands … Continue reading

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Yes they DO want your guns!

Former justice Stevens wants to change the Constitution [USA Today 4/22] “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms when serving in the Militia shall … Continue reading

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