Tagged: Guns In America

Fun Constitutional Facts: Gun Rights Edition

The words “regulate” and “regulated” appear three times in the Constitution’s current text. Here they are: Article I, Section 8: “The Congress shall have Power…To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States,...

Reasonable Rights

by Mad Rocket Scientist Rights. A lot of ink, both physical & digital, has been spilled discussing the nature of Rights.  Are they natural, inherent, divine, granted, or won?  Are they positive or negative? ...

Excusing the NRA, Remembering Ourselves

Now that the fiscal cliff fight is over, (for a spell) now that the inauguration is almost upon us, we’re finally ready to have the national conversation about guns (maybe, unless fighting over Chuck...

A Well Regulated Militia

Note: This post is part of our League Symposium on Guns In America. You can read the introductory post for the Symposium here. To see a list of all posts in the Symposium so far,...

The Guns In America Symposium: Epilogue

Note: This post is part of our League Symposium on Guns In America. You can read the introductory post for the Symposium here. To see a list of all posts in the Symposium so far,...

Guns in Three Acts

Note: This post is part of our League Symposium on Guns In America. You can read the introductory post for the Symposium here. To see a list of all posts in the Symposium so...

The Perfect is the Enemy of the Good

A person who shall not be named conducted a planned and methodical mass murder against government and children. He used simple arms, a simple bomb, a disguise, and carefully choose his target. He killed 77 & injured 319 more.

The Guns of My Heritage

Note: This post is part of our League Symposium on Guns In America. You can read the introductory post for the Symposium here. To see a list of all posts in the Symposium so...

My Argument Against Gun Control

Note: This post is part of our League Symposium on Guns In America. You can read the introductory post for the Symposium here. To see a list of all posts in the Symposium so far,...

Let’s Get Empirical!

As I mentioned in my post yesterday, I don’t really have a post’s worth of material on the subjects of guns. However, while reaching this conclusion, I realised there was a contribution I could...

The Rhetoric of Crisis

Note: This post is part of our League Symposium on Guns In America. You can read the introductory post for the Symposium here. To see a list of all posts in the Symposium so...

The Doomsday Provision

Note: This post is part of our League Symposium on Guns In America. You can read the introductory post for the Symposium here. To see a list of all posts in the Symposium so...

A Liberal Reconsiders Gun Control

Note: This post is part of our League Symposium on Guns In America. You can read the introductory post for the Symposium here. To see a list of all posts in the Symposium so...

A Perspective on Death in the USA

Note: This post is part of our League Symposium on Guns In America. You can read the introductory post for the Symposium here. To see a list of all posts in the Symposium so...

Assuming Good Faith

Hey folks – just a quick word here. The Guns in America symposium has been great so far and I have been thoroughly enjoying everyone’s posts. The debates have been pretty civil for the most part...

Me and a Gun

Note: This post is part of our League Symposium on Guns In America. You can read the introductory post for the Symposium here. To see a list of all posts in the Symposium so far,...