Daily Archives: June 26, 2008

Celebration

While Phil gets to enjoy the fine fare at the hospital, my wife and I are going to be celebrating Heller at our local Chili’s restaurant, where I’ll enjoy a rack of sugar-rubbed baby back ribs and quaff a generous … Continue reading

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And I’m out

I’ll be gone until Monday and I’m handing to RNS keys off to David, who will be your host for the weekend. I’m going in for a Bronchoscopy procedure right after I get off work tomorrow morning and the Frau … Continue reading

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Relative Heller

Before anyone goes on and gets away with telling you that today’s Heller decision was all because of four right-wing nutjobs and a rube they were able to trick into agreeing with them, do tell them to take a look … Continue reading

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Heller Thoughts: Dangerous AND Unusual

Now, Some folks seem to be worried about Scalia’s discussion of “the historical tradition of prohibiting the carrying of ‘dangerous and unusual weapons.’” Is he talking about “M-16 rifles and the like”? Yes, he is. Look, first off, he put … Continue reading

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BUMPED: Citizens in Our Nation’s Capital Still Can’t Own These Now — See Comments

Tres Pistolas #1

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The Soundboard: Heller Reaction Edition

Today is the day. This is the hour. Our right to be able to defend ourselves and each other has come to this. David and I spent close to an hour last night coming up with suitable tracks for today. … Continue reading

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From the SCOTUS Blog live wire

Heller Affirmed! A single majority opinion with Roberts, Thomas, Scalia, Alito and Kennedy in Majority, written by Scalia. Two dissents. Tom Goldstein – Quoting the syllabus: The Second Amendment protects an individual right to possess a firearm unconnected with service … Continue reading

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History

Richardson .36 Boot Pistol and Rock Island Armory .45ACP . Until today, some of your fellow Americans were forbidden, in violation of our Constitution, to own these tools of self-defense.

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The Right to Keep and Bear the Military’s Standard Sidearm, and Variations Thereof

Tres Pistolas #3 …we always had it. Now everybody knows we have it. UPDATE: Well, not quite. Scalia explicitly destroyed the interpretation of Miller that suggested the 2nd Amendment protected only firearms with a military use. That’s not a bad thing … Continue reading

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RNS Quote of the Day: 06/26/08

Paul W for President I swear that if I became President, I’d get an FFL and deal guns right out of the Oval Office. Paul W in the comments here

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