Why I Carry a Firearm

Back when I open carried (OC) everywhere I went, I would occasionally be asked why I carried a firearm.  I would often respond with the well-known, “because I can’t carry a cop.”  One person, a transplant from Minnesota responded with, “I don’t like firearms!”  I replied, “Well, I guess we have something in common — […]

Appeals court: 2nd Amendment protects open carry of arms

“A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the Second Amendment protects the right to openly carry (aka “open carry”) a gun in public for self-defense.” Good.  We the People have known open carry was not merely “legal” but “the supreme Law of the Land” for 229 years, since before the ink on our Bill of […]

Open Carry: Fact vs Fiction

Some numb nut named “Patrick Jonsson” wrote an article entitled, Texas’ big new gun law:  Is the state a model for open carry?  (source)  In this article, Patrick displays the typical depth of ignorance common to most liberal journalists, even ones who are trying to be fair and objective.  Even the title, asking if Texas […]

Open Carry Rulings – St. John v. Alamogordo

I am sick and tired of seeing cops unlawfully commit un-Constitutional stops of individuals carrying a firearm in the “open carry” manner. On September 8, 2009, U.S. District Judge Bruce D. Black — a federal judge — held that the mere act of carrying a firearm in a lawful manner constitutes neither RAS (reasonable articulable […]

Freedom vs Tyranny vs Cakes vs Firearms

I had begun my comment by stating, “These decisions by non-elected “councils” are blatantly un-Constitutional. The key precept behind our Founding Father’s concept of freedom is that no man should be forced to do anything that violates his conscience.” On respondent mentioned hate.  Another mentioned cakes. Neither one matters.  This isn’t about what’s more or […]