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Nullification The Rightful Remedy

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Nullification The Rightful Remedy: What do we do when the federal government steps outside of it’s Constitutional boundaries? Do we ‘vote the bums out’ and hope that the new bums limit their own power? Do we ask federal judges in black robes to limit the federal government’s power? Thomas Jefferson and James Madison didn’t think […]

Citizen group blasts Bloomy bus campaign for calling bomber a gun violence victim

Citizen group blasts Bloomy bus campaign for calling bomber a gun violence victim

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by CCRKBA staff BELLEVUE, WA – Naming an alleged Boston Marathon bomber as a victim of gun violence because he was shot dead by police shows just how morally bankrupt Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun “No More Names” bus tour really is, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear…

Manchin steps up his campaign of lies

Manchin steps up his campaign of lies

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by GOA staff   Recently, we alerted you to the intense pressure that pro-gun Senators are experiencing right now. You guys unleashed a torrent of grassroots activism in response, and we are starting to get great feedback as to where Senators currently stand. Within the past 48 hours, we have…

Why maximal enforcement of federal gun laws is not always a good idea

Why maximal enforcement of federal gun laws is not always a good idea

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by David Kopel   A common trope of many Second Amendment advocates is to urge more vigorous enforcement of existing federal gun control laws, as the alternative to enacting additional laws. Rhetorically, that’s very effective. But as a policy matter, it is not always a good idea. Consider legislation recently…

Hacking shows why gun owners oppose registry, records keeping

Hacking shows why gun owners oppose registry, records keeping

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by CCRKBA staff   Thursday’s revelation that the Washington State court system has been hacked and the records of hundreds of thousands of citizens may have been accessed clearly demonstrates why gun owners are adamantly opposed to background check records keeping, and want the state’s pistol registry destroyed, the Citizens…

The Dick Act and gun control

The Dick Act and gun control

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by Dave Kopel   The first federal statutes governing the Militia of the United States were enacted in 1792.   There were some revisions in 1795. During the Civil War, an amendment removed the language that had restricted federal militia membership to free whites. The old militia statutes were repealed…

Fiscal cliffhanger: A study in government fear mongering

Fiscal cliffhanger: A study in government fear mongering

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by Geoff Neale The Libertarian Party Says: Cut Federal Spending Now An open letter to American voters from Geoffrey J. Neale, Chair, Libertarian National Committee Dear Voter, You’re being scammed. Conned. Deceived. Big Government politicians are trying to whip you into a frenzy of fear over what they like to…

Ganging up on the people

Ganging up on the people

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by Matthew Hunter We have a two-party system. Fans of this system say it gives us the benefits of an antagonistic system without the relentless coalition-building that often seems to force foreign nations (with stronger minor parties) into crisis when conditions change. Opponents say that it denies third parties a…

Bean bag diplomacy

Bean bag diplomacy

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by Larry Pratt   Another foreign policy disaster. Another attempt at cover up. It’s just more of the lessons being learned from the September 11 Benghazi assassination of four Americans. The foreign policy of the Obama administration is as delusional as their views on self-defense. Generally, liberals are more afraid…

Fighting to bolster the Supreme Court’s Heller decision

Fighting to bolster the Supreme Court’s Heller decision

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by GOA staff   Gun Owners of America and its foundation are in the middle of a seminal fight in the courts — a fight which could determine whether the federal courts will be of any use in protecting our Second Amendment rights for the foreseeable future. That fight will…
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