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27 Jun 2008
Second Amendment

The Supreme Court of the United States, in 554 U. S. ____ (2008) DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA v. HELLER [PDF], has said (quoting from the syllabus (headnote) of the Opinion): The Second Amendment protects an individual right to possess a firearm unconnected with service in a militia, and to use that arm for traditionally lawful purposes, […]

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22 Apr 2008
Happiness is a Warm Gun

Sorry for the hackneyed title, but I couldn’t resist. Anyway … time for another polarizing topic. Mark Frauenfelder, in Gun owners are the happiest people in the US (Boing Boing), quotes Arthur C. Brooks’ WSJ article Trigger Happy (may be transient link), which says ‘In 2006, 36% of gun owners said they were “very happy,” […]

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