ACLU of South Dakota Stands Up for Gun Rights

I’ve previously mentioned how the National ACLU is, much to my dismay, anti-gun.  However, some state chapters of the ACLU have been known to stand up for gun rights.  Recently, the ACLU of South Dakota has filed a lawsuit seeking to overturn a South Dakota law that unfairly (and unconstitutionally) restricts concealed carry permits:

My Apologies for the (Temporary!) Lack of Articles

Due to the 14+ hour days I’ve been working as I get my law firm up and running, I haven’t had time to post many articles lately. I’ve also been slower at responding to emails. Please rest assured this is a temporary situation, and I expect to resume my normal posting routine by the beginning of next week. I have not given up on this website or gun rights – not by a longshot! On a personal level, I am … Continued

Attend Illinois Gun Owners Lobby Day (IGOLD) 2011!

Illinois Gun Owners Lobby Day, the annual event sponsored by the Illinois State Rifle Association, will be held on Thursday, March 10, 2011.  I firmly intend to be there this year, and encourage everyone else to attend as well.  IGOLD 2011 details can be seen below:

Armed House Guest Stops 2 Armed Home Invaders

As reported, a guest used his handgun to stop the two armed home invaders who knocked on the door and then rushed inside: Police say that just before 11:30PM, two home invaders armed themselves with a rifle and a pistol then went to a home on the 2800 block of Polk Street in Beaufort, SC.  The masked criminals reportedly knocked on the door, and when someone answered it, burst into the home.  A guest in the home grabbed his own … Continued

Disarmed British Citizens Continue to be Killed Despite Requests for Help from the Police

A recent article from the BBC discussed how in 2009-2010, 16 people were killed in England and Wales, despite having contacted the police to request protection from a violent individual.  The news report noted that those 16 killings represented a near doubling from the previous year.  More information on that situation, and my thoughts about the wisdom of trusting the police to preserve one’s life, are below:

Happy New Year

Happy New Year!  May this year bring everyone happiness, prosperity, and expanded gun rights.