Category Archives: GUN CONTROL LAWS

Chicago Gun Registry A Failure

The Chicago Reader reports on the failure of the Chicago Gun Registry. Less than 3 percent of Chicagoans who have an Illinois FOID Card have registered with the City. Briefly quoting the Chicago Reader item linked above: “What’s more, Chicago’s … Continue reading

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Guns In A Socialist State

With a sweep of the Bailey to Alphecca for the tip, here is what happens to individual gun rights in Socialist states. The sort of state Comrade Obama would change the United States into. I will only quote one brief … Continue reading

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"Why Are Anti-Gun Laws Not Unconstitutional?"

Someone stopped by searching for “why are anti-gun laws not unconstitutional.” Actually, most American gun control laws are unconstitutional, and all of them are in opposition to the Founders stated beliefs. The reason they have not been struck down is … Continue reading

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Are CCW Permits Like Drivers Licences?

From comments, I see one of HCI’s acolytes says requiring a permit to have a gun is the same as requiring people to have a permit, a “drivers license,” to drive a car. Well, no. A drivers license is only … Continue reading

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Why Not Gun Control?

Someone came by looking for “why not gun control.” Because restrictive gun laws are a precursor. Blackstone, the eminent jurist, essentially said that in theory every Englishman has a right to own a gun, but politicians have so abridged that … Continue reading

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H.R. 1781, McCarthy's Latest

Thomas does not have the text of rabidly anti-gun Representative Carolyn McCarthy’s (Anti-NY) latest anti-gun bill. The bill is H.R 1781, and the current title is a mouthfull: “To ensure that all individuals who should be prohibited from buying a … Continue reading

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The Anti's Are In A Bill Introducing Frenzy

There are at least three new anti-gun bills before Congress. One, H.R. 1506 by nominal Republican Peter King of New York is essentially a house version of Frank Lautenberg’s “no guns if you are on the no fly list” bill. … Continue reading

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McCarthy Bill To Die? Don't Bet On It.

There seems to be a general feeling Carolyn McCarthy’s HR-308 will never get out of committee. Unfortunately, that’s what we thought about the gun control bills that became the Gun Control Act of 1968. Entertainment industry money put precursor bills … Continue reading

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New Jersey's Gun Control Laws

While New Jersey’s Draconian gun control laws are not quite world class in that they do not call for the instant execution of some hapless taxpayer who breaks them, they are bad enough. They are enshrined in sections 2C:39 and … Continue reading

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Shooting At Ohio Frat House

An early morning shooting at a frat house near the Youngstown State University campus left one dead and eleven wounded, including six students, as a party turned violent. This tragedy will make the task of rationalizing carry and gun possession … Continue reading

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