Tag Archives: Second Amendment

Gun-Grabbers to the Left of Me, Voyeurs to the Right

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I’ve got gun grabbers to the left of me, voyeurs to the right. In the wake of the Orlando shooting, politicos of both the Republican and Democratic persuasion scrambled to apply Rahm Emanuel’s salient advice. “Never let a crisis go to waste.” Right wingers filled my Facebook newsfeed with complaints about the lefty gun-grabbers exploiting […]

Repeal the 2nd Amendment: Feds Still Can’t Regulate Guns

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Proponents of federal gun control have seized upon the most recent mass shooting in Orlando to advance their agenda, predictably trotting out the same worn narratives. Chief among these we find the argument that the Second Amendment was only intended to protect a “corporate” right of the “people” to keep and bear arms, and that […]

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #40: The Liberty Enforcement Squad

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I explain the original application of the Bill of Rights, why it matters and why the liberty centralizers are wrong. A lot of people who say they believe in “limited government” turn around and favor the federal government “enforcing” liberty on the […]

Constitution 101: The 2nd Amendment Militia

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Two weeks ago, we looked at the Second Amendment and determined that it prohibited any federal infringement on the right to keep and bear arms, and that the prohibition even includes restrictions imposed while exercising legitimate federal power. This week we will look at the connection between the militia and the Second Amendment. “A well […]