Thank God for the Second Amendment

This article starts with this picture:

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And it just gets better and better:

<div style="margin: 0in 0in 12pt;">Sometimes, it’s good to reflect upon living in a country where Liberty remains more than words on parchment. The following stories remind us why Liberty is worth preserving.</div><div style="margin: 0in 0in 6pt;"><b><font size="4"><font color="#17365d">80-year-old man saves his life with pistol</font>

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Appeals Court Sets Rehearing on Ruling That Eased Gun Restrictions

Appeals Court Sets Rehearing on Ruling That Eased Gun Restrictions

By JOHN SCHWARTZ
Published: July 30, 2009

In a setback for supporters of gun rights, a federal appeals court in San Francisco has set aside a major ruling by three of its own justices that made it easier to challenge local gun restrictions.

Without explanation, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in San Francisco, on Wednesday ordered a hearing before 11 judges on an earlier decision by a three-judge panel that applied the Second Amendment right to own guns to state and local laws.

Court Rules "No Probable Cause"

Finding that the officers unlawfully arrested Mr. Woodard with a lack of <a class="zem_slink" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Probable_cause" title="Probable cause" rel="wikipedia">probable cause</a> while also finding that the officers had "arguable" probable cause results in the conclusion that Mr.

Check out The Liz Library

Penny asked me to post something about The Liz Library. It is a stunning web site, full of information. CAUTION: You may spend a lot of time browsing this site if you visit.

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Who is responsible for making the decision?

That is, once you make a decision, right or wrong, who is responsible for the consequences of that decision? You are, of course. You can get all the advice you want, listen to it or not, but ultimately, it is your choice and you live or die with the results of your decision. John Longenecker says:

Lies, damn lies, and VPC statistics

This report is so important that we are repeating at PennyDean.org in entirety. To see the original, visit http://www.examiner.com/x-3253-Minneapolis-Gun-Rights-Examiner~y2009m7d2...

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David Codrea's blog

<a class="zem_slink" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Type_Founders" title="American Type Founders" rel="wikipedia">ATF</a> to <a class="zem_slink" href="http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=47.0,-110.0&amp;spn=1.0,1.0&amp;q=47.0,-1... title="Montana" rel="geolocation">Montana</a>: 'You will respect our authoritah!'

Senate Rejects Full Faith and Credit

The U. S. Constitution states that "Full Faith and Credit shall be given in each State to the public Acts, Records, and judicial Proceedings of every other State." (Article IV, Section I, <a href="http://www.usconstitution.net/const.html">full text here</a>) This is one reason that your vehicle license plate and drivers license is accepted in all 50 states, no matter which state it was issued. However, a license to carry a concealed firearm is not treated the same way.

You can change the course of history

Being a relatively new supporter of the civil right of self-defense sometimes affords an outsider's perspective. One disheartening realization was that certain gun owners purportedly support our rights, but their actions do not.

Podcast from AAR

Armed American Radio has a <a class="zem_slink" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Website" title="Website" rel="wikipedia">web site</a> that we encourage you to visit. I have put a link at the bottom of this posting. Here is how they describe themselves:
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