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Supreme Court in US v Rahimi Departs from Bruen While Giving it Lip Service

The US Supreme Court today released its 8-1 decision in US v Rahimi, holding that: When an individual has been found by a court to pose a credible threat to the physical safety of another, that individual may be temporarily disarmed consistent with the Second...

FBI Memo Urged Police Not to Release Nashville Shooter Manifesto

An FBI memo sent shortly after the Covenant School shooting urged police not to release the Nashville shooter manifesto to the public. Reasons given: future mass attackers would learn and copy methods; such "legacy tokens" are often misleading and not useful...

Trump Voters (59%) Far More Likely Than Biden Voters (19%) to Prioritize Marriage and Children, Poll Finds

A new Pew poll finds that Trump voters are FAR more likely (59%) than Biden voters (19%) to say that society should prioritize marriage and having children. That the rate is higher among Trump voters should not surprise anyone. I've definitely noticed a difference in...

Supreme Court Rules Bump Stocks are NOT Machine Guns

A few days ago (June 14, 2024) in Garland v Cargill, the US Supreme Court in a 6-3 decision ruled that bump stocks are not machine guns. Actually, the Court ruled they are not "machineguns" and the Court uses that single word throughout the opinion as that is how the...

How Does Concealed Carrying of Weapons Affect Violent Crime?

Although most research finds that concealed carry reduces violent crime, several recent studies claim to show that concealed carry increases violent crime. In a new study linked here, Professors Lott and Moody analyze three possible causes for the supposed increase,...

Seven Types of Gun Trusts

Here is a quick overview of seven major types of gun trusts: Trust Mill NFA Trust: This is a "simple" (sometimes shockingly simple) "cookie-cutter" type boilerplate trust designed for purchase of firearms and/or suppressors regulated under the National Firearms Act...

Benitez Blasts Bonta’s Billy Ban as Unconstitutional

Federal Judge Roger Benitez in the case of Fouts v Bonta recently ruled California's longtime ban on billy clubs (defined vaguely and potentially including many types of objects, for example any stick intended as a weapon) as an unconstitutional infringement of our...

As Your Kids Consider Sterilization, Incentives Can Make a Vas Deferens

Increasingly, young adults are choosing permanent sterilization. Your estate plan can punish them for doing so. (Or reward them, whatever.) Not talking about transgender surgery. Big sterilization issue there obviously, but that was the subject of another recent post....

Crime Reports Plummet as Arrest Rates Plummet as Police Ignore Crime

Is violent crime really falling? Police have their hands full depriving you of your right to bear arms. Do you expect them to arrest real criminals that fight back? Not lately, and that is why there is a huge drop in the reporting of violent crime. No point in...

Americans Own a Billion Magazines, Over 70% Hold More Than Ten Rounds

More evidence that so-called "standard capacity" is not at all standard, and that so-called "high capacity" is actually standard: NSSF’s Detachable Magazine Report (1990-2021) found an estimated total of 963,772,000 ammunition magazines in circulation. Of those, an...