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Guns and Taxes – Missouri looks to limit one by increasing the other

January 13, 2015 Buying a Gun, Laws No Comments

What happens when big taxing liberalism and gun hating statism come together?  Thanks to one state lawmaker in Missouri the answer is now revealed.  You get a “special sales tax” levied against gun owners in order to pay for something that doesn’t directly benefit them at all. As a libertarian …

Security vs. Sanctity: Carrying in Spiritual Settings

by Cathleen Vought Though carrying in a place of worship is often a matter of hot debate, regularly getting into the “faith versus security” argument, carrying can be balanced with a spiritual viewpoint. If you’re getting ready to start that discussion at your place of worship, here are some prime …

Female CCW permit holders dramatically increases

by Cathleen Vought Though the number of female CCW permit holders has been on the rise over the past several years, the last couple years have produced a sharp increase in their numbers. Statistics from a number of different states are showing that compared to the previous years’ steady rise, …

Concealed Carry Reciprocity and the Constitution

by Eric Vought There are two bills currently in Congress for national concealed carry reciprocity, S.1908 in the Senate, introduced by John Cornyn, and H.R.578 in the House, introduced by Marlin Stutzman. Both bills provide that all states must recognize concealed-carry permits issued by other states when out-of-state travelers come …

With DC Gun Ban Lifted, What Laws Will Pass?

With Washington DC’s long history of banning gun ownership or possession in the country’s capitol, what can we expect now that a federal court has overturned the DC gun ban? Once again, gun owners have been left wondering. Following the late July ruling, DC police were instructed to allow DC …

Are blacks treated differently when they open carry?

by Eric Vought We have had media attention recently to two different types of open carry demonstrations, the members of Open Carry Texas and the controversy over Chile’s, Sonic, etc., and the Huey P. Newton Gun Club’s demonstration in Houston whose black members marched as a statement of post-Ferguson community-solidarity. …

Guns at Kroger: The Next Target of Moms Demand Action

It’s happened to Target, Chipolte, Sonic, Starbucks, Chili’s and Jack in the Box. Moms Demand Action, a gun control group headed by mom of five Shannon Watts and backed by $50 million of Michael Bloomberg’s money. Time and again, they’ve gone after establishments who allow their customers to open carry …

Tennessee v. Garner and Missouri’s Use of Force Statute

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by Eric Vought A grand jury is currently convening in the matter of the Mike Brown shooting in Ferguson and whether the shooting was a justified use of force by Darren Wilson. This post will detail some of the issues of law in Missouri in determining that question and perhaps …

Shootings In New York Have Risen

August 19, 2014 Education, Laws 3 Comments

Shootings have risen in New York by 12% during the same time frame as the federal court ruling against “stop and frisk” police tactics has taken hold, with one Brooklyn district seeing a spike of nearly 50%. Read more at http://libertyunyielding.com Share this article:

Alternative to the Police State Violence in Ferguson

by Eric Vought Gun-control advocates like to say that the militia, and therefore the Second Amendment, is obsolete. We have professional forces of police, Guard, and military now, and citizen participation is simply not necessary. Ferguson gives the lie to that argument. If a volunteer law enforcement chaplain, black, had …

3 Reasons the Ferguson Riot Happened

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by Eric Vought It will likely be some time yet before we have any real idea why and how Mike Brown was killed in Ferguson, Missouri. The Chief of Police has said that if the shooter is indicted, the evidence will be released as part of the trial record, and …

8 PICTURES OF BODIES BEING BURNED IN A BATTLE ZONE. TMZ IS SENSATIONALIZING THE STORY- BUT WHAT DO OUR MARINES SAY?

WE HAVE TREMENDOUS RESPECT AND SUPPORT FOR THE MEN AND WOMEN IN THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORP. AND SO, WHEN PICTURES ARE SHOWN THAT PUT A NEGATIVE SPOTLIGHT ON THESE BRAVE SOLDIERS WE WANT TO ASK THE GUN DEBATE COMMUNITY ABOUT THE ALLEGATIONS– BECAUSE  SO MANY OF YOU HAVE SEVERED …

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