Tag Archives: 2nd amendment

ND Lawmakers Will Consider Bill Legalizing Concealed Carry In Schools

ND Lawmakers Will Consider Bill Legalizing Concealed Carry In Schools

Back in December state Rep. Dwight Kiefert, a Republican from District 24 (Valley City), wrote a guest post for SAB pledging his on-going efforts to pass legislation allowing concealed carry in North Dakota schools. True to his word, Rep. Kiefert has shared with me a bill draft which does just that. It’s similar to HB1215

Father Of Isla Vista Shooting Victim Blames Guns, NRA

Elliot Rodger, a 22-year-old kid who went on a killing spree in California over the holiday weekend, claimed among his victims 20-year-old Christopher Martinez. Martinez’s father, Richard Martinez, blamed “craven, irresponsible politicians and the NRA” for the death of his son in an angry press conference. “When will this insanity stop? When will enough people

"It is not the role of this Court…to pronounce the 2nd amendment extinct"

A major victory for gun rights proponents out of the typically very left-leaning 9th Circuit Court of Appeals today. The full ruling is here, but essentially the three-judge panel struck down California’s prohibition on concealed carry. The court, surprisingly, found that the 2nd amendment means exactly what it says. Americans don’t just have the right

Study: States With Fewer Restrictions On Guns See Lower Murder Rates

Quinnipiac University economist Mark Gius has a new study in the journal Applied Economics Letters entitled, “An examination of the effects of concealed weapons laws and assault weapons bans on state-level murder rates.” You can read the full study here, but here’s an intriguing excerpt from his abstract: The purpose of the present study is