Gun “Laws” and the Constitution

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Some states intend to “explore” ways to block those on terror watch lists from buying guns. Already, according to this story, the state of New Jersey blocks people on the list from purchasing guns, something which would seem to be unconstitutional. Consider the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution:

A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.

Owning a gun is a Constitutional right, not just a privilege, like driving a car. In addition, the Constitution requires “due process”, which is not something that occurs when someone is added to terror watch lists by anonymous bureaucrats.

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New Year’s Open Thread: Happy 2016!!!

Happy_Hooligan_1906_New_Year_postcard - Copy Here’s hoping that 2016 brings us all that our hearts desire, including a conservative president-elect.

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Five International Soldiers Perish in MO Flood

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After the public patiently waited and wondered for nearly four days, the five “international soldiers” who were swept off a Missouri road by flood waters last Saturday have been identified. This morning, a newspaper reported that the last victim’s body was found, 6 miles from the flooded roadway.

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Blessed Christmas 2015

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HIV and Health Insurance Costs

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Have you heard about the drug Truvada? It was designed to treat AIDS patients, but a recent news article pointed out a much more controversial use: to prevent the transmission of HIV to men who have sex with men who carry HIV.

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Surrender in the War on Christmas?

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There’s something missing from Christmas this year. Have you noticed? Take a look around as you drive from store to store, looking for just the right gift for those special people. What do you see? Or should I say, “What DON’T you see?”

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Happy 100th Birthday, Ol’ Blue Eyes!!

Frank Sinatra, Ol’ Blue Eyes, would have been 100 years old today.

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