Assembling an armed force cannot be a peaceable assembly. The presence of guns establishes that the ultimate say rests with the armed, rather than the side with the best arguments and most votes.
Treat Guns Like Marijuana (or Vice-Versa) Few issues expose a rift in the cannabis community like the issue of guns in America. A madman walked into a small-town Texas church and committed the fourth-greatest mass shooting in our nation’s history. That happened just a few weeks after the greatest mass shooting in our nation’s history […]
Why is Pot “Child Endangerment” But a Loaded Gun is Not? 11-year-old Benjamin Tiller will spend the rest of his childhood, until age 19, in the custody of the state of Tennessee. Benjamin was just convicted of the cold-blooded murder of 8-year-old McKayla Dyer. Benjamin had gone hunting often with his father and grandfather and […]
Occasional Massacres Are The Price of Freedom It was just about a year ago that I was sitting in a lecture hall at the Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. I was tailing Kevin Sabet, the “quarterback of the anti-legalization movement”, as he toured through Oregon trying in vain to defeat our marijuana legalization initiative. […]
Your Medical Marijuana or Your Gun Officials writing the regulations for Illinois’ nascent medical marijuana program have decided that medical marijuana cancels out the Second Amendment. According to the proposal, a registered medical marijuana patient would have to give up ownership of any firearms, even if the patient has a state firearm owner’s ID card […]