Second Amendment Articles

Clinton Once Touted Her Own Experience With Guns: Americans Don't 'Cling to Guns'

7:09 AM, Oct 13, 2015

Tonight's Democratic presidential debate promises to focus heavily on gun control. But it wasn't too long ago that the leading Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton, touted her own gun usage and asserted that Americans don't "cling to guns."

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NYT's Nick Kristof Speaks Out of Both Sides of His Mouth on Gun Control

10:01 AM, Aug 27, 2015

At the New York Times, Nick Kristof has written a column in favor gun control in the wake of Wednesday's terrible shooting of a local news personality and camera man near Roanoke, Virginia. It's a drearily predictable column in that it reiterates a number of pat talking points about gun control that are easily refuted. Kristof writes:

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Hillary Rally Vs. the Gun Show at Iowa State Fair

7:20 AM, Jun 11, 2015

Hillary Clinton will certainly have supporters at 

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Grimes Memo: How To Woo Liberal Journalists

1:43 PM, Oct 09, 2014

In a few minutes, Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes of Kentucky will meet with the editorial board of the Courier-Journal in Louisville.

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Cuomo Backtracks: 'It Is Fine' to Be Anti-Gun Control, Anti-Choice

7:50 AM, Jan 21, 2014

New York governor Andrew Cuomo came under fire for criticizing pro-life and pro-Second Amendment citizens of his state -- and saying "that is not who New Yorkers are."

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Dem. Senator: ‘It Took Me a While to Figure Out’ Belief in Gun Rights Is Based on a Philosophy

7:49 AM, Apr 15, 2013

Democratic senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut admitted this morning that "It took me a while to figure out" that belief in gun rights is based on a philosophy:

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Son of Shooting Victim Pens Obama Nonprofit Email

12:24 PM, Feb 20, 2013

The son of a mass shooting victim is advocating that government do "something about gun violence"--and he's emailing Americans on behalf of Barack Obama's spinoff noprofit, Organizing for Action. Here's the email from Sami Rahamim, sent from the address and with the subject line "I'm doing this for my dad":

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White House Mocks Doubters

10:42 AM, Feb 02, 2013

Former White House senior adviser David Plouffe took to Twitter to preemptively mock those who might believe the photograph of President Obama shooting a firearm is fake:

Attn skeet birthers. Make our day - let the photoshop conspiracies begin!…

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Mamet on Guns and the State

10:03 AM, Jan 28, 2013

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet writes for Newsweek:

Karl Marx summed up Communism as “from each according to his ability, to each according to his needs.” This is a good, pithy saying, which, in practice, has succeeded in bringing, upon those under its sway, misery, poverty, rape, torture, slavery, and death.

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Feinstein Opens Gun Control Presser with Prayer by Clergyman

"The gun lobby is no match for the cross lobby."
11:28 AM, Jan 24, 2013

The Very Rev. Gary Hall, dean of the National Cathedral in Washington, said Thursday morning that "people of faith" should come together to fight for gun control against the "gun lobby." In his opening remarks at a press conference on gun control organized by California Democrat Dianne Feinstein, Hall spoke about the influence of the so-called gun lobby in Washington. "Now, everyone in this city seems to live in terror of the gun lobby," Hall said. "But I believe the gun lobby is no match for the cross lobby." Watch the video below:

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Biden Hints at Outlawing Unregulated 'Private' Gun Sales

Closing "the gun show loophole."
12:56 PM, Jan 10, 2013

Vice President Joe Biden, in remarks today before a meeting on guns, suggested the Obama administration is seriously considering outlawing unregulated "private" gun sales:

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Bloomberg: There Is Not 'Anybody That’s Defended the Second Amendment as Much as I Have'

10:01 AM, Dec 21, 2012

New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg said that there is not "anybody that’s defended the Second Amendment as much as I have." He made the comments in a radio interview.

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Is it True Armed Civilians Have Never Stopped a Mass Shooting?

5:33 PM, Dec 20, 2012

In response to last week's massacre in Connecticut, Mother Jones has put together a "study" on mass shootings that makes a pretty bold claim:

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Gun Fights

3:30 PM, Jul 26, 2012

It was inevitable that after the massacre in a Colorado movie theater, the matter of gun control would come up and that the president would weigh in on the subject. And, according to this report by Michael A. Memoli in the Los Angeles Times, he has:

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DNC Executive Director: Obama Supports 'Reinstatement' of Assault Weapons Ban

10:38 AM, Jul 25, 2012

Patrick Gaspard, the executive director of the Democratic National Party, announced on national television that President Barack Obama "continues to support the reinstatement of the assault weapons ban."

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In War on Gun Rights, Chicago’s Firing Blanks

10:01 AM, Jun 03, 2011

Judge Frank Easterbrook, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, is known for two things: First, he writes some of the crispest, liveliest opinions that the federal bench has seen in decades. Second, he has absolutely no tolerance for nonsense. Both of these traits were on display yesterday, in the Seventh Circuit's newest opinion in NRA v. Chicago.

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