When the Constitution was signed on September 17, 1789, federalists claimed the new government would only have limited powers expressly delegated to it. This wasn’t enough for anti-federalists like George Mason, who wanted explicit guarantees to certain rights in order to prevent any potential encroachment by the federal government. Continue reading 2nd Amendment: Original Meaning and Purpose
In 2013, Second Amendment supporters sighed a breath of relief as numerous proposed federal gun laws went down in flames.
However, the reality is that this could change in the blink of an eye, and we simply can’t sit back and hope the feds will just give up and go away. Continue reading The Strategy to Protect the 2nd Amendment Through the States
The right to keep and bear arms is unique among the first ten amendments to the Constitution, known as the Bill of Rights, in that it is the only right which is self-preserving. Continue reading Self-Defense: A Right Worth Fighting For
State noncompliance with federal gun laws would make them “nearly impossible to enforce,” according to Judge Andrew Napolitano. Continue reading Andrew Napolitano: Federal gun laws “nearly impossible” to enforce without state assistance