Second Amendment

Three “odd” statements regarding Free Society and guns; what part of “free” is so hard to understand?

by Skip May 3, 2016

OK, one by by reporting TV station and two by a politician who swears an oath to uphold the Constitution (reformatted, emphasis mine): A bill making its way through the Statehouse could put more guns on the streets of South Carolina. Rep. Wendell Gilliard said Friday he believes it’s a mistake to pass a bill […]

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Notable Quote – Patrick Henry

by Skip May 1, 2016

Are we at last brought to such humiliating and debasing degradation that we cannot be trusted with arms for our own defense? -Patrick (“Give me Liberty or give me Death”) Henry   Apparently, lots of Progressives/Communists (not much difference) here in NH believe so.  Isn’t that right, NH State Rep Katherine Rogers?

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No Longer Hiding It, Hillary to Come After Guns

by Scott Morales April 22, 2016

They’re not hiding it anymore. Hillary Clinton will come after your guns if she elected. It’s not a hyperbolic scare tactic; it’s a promise. With Antonin Scalia no longer on the Supreme Court, they smell the stench of an anti-constitutional opportunity and they’re going to seize it, taking to it like a pig to a […]

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The Dupont Group’s Client List

by Steve MacDonald April 20, 2016
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Long story short, a “Republican-owned” lobbying group is pushing Emperor Bloomberg’s gun control agenda in the NH Legislature. If that’s how they want to roll, so be it. It’s their business. But their business is now our business because they are actively lobbying our representatives to advance an anti-liberty pro-gressive agenda. In light of this […]

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Notable Quote – Marko Kloo

by Skip April 5, 2016

…When I carry a gun, you cannot deal with me by force. You have to use reason and try to persuade me, because I have a way to negate your threat or employment of force. The gun is the only personal weapon that puts a 100-pound woman on equal footing with a 220-pound mugger, a […]

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Good guy with a gun – concealed carrier stops attempted burglar – on TV!

by Skip April 4, 2016

Sorry, Bloomberg, but there ARE a lot of times where a good guy with a gun does make a positive impact even if a shot is never fired.  In fact, that is the majority of the time – no trigger is ever pulled.  And this one, where it looks like someone was about to break […]

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Here’s one of those “Good Guy with a Gun” that the Hoplophobes say doesn’t exist

by Skip April 2, 2016

Heh! (reformatted, emphasis mine)! An armed citizen cornered armed robbers and told them, “My gun is bigger than yours.” According to, police say two armed suspects, a 19-year-old Parma man and an 18-year-old Cleveland man, entered Suleyman’s Supermarket on Cleveland’s West Side just before 10 p.m. and demanded money.  The store owner gave the suspects around […]

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Data Point: 1,000,000 Texans with Open Carry permits

by Skip March 25, 2016

The latest spike in License to Carry gun applications is expected to take Texas past a significant milestone. CHL Licensed Instructor Michael Cargill owns Central Texas Gun Works.  He says the 140 percent jump in applications from December 2015 through February is caused by a combination of fears of terrorism brought on by the shootings […]

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Smack Down of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

by Rick Olson March 25, 2016

“We must remember that we have to make judges out of men, and that by being made judges their prejudices are not diminished and their intelligence is not increased.” —Robert G. Ingersoll Smack Down! This past Monday, something took place that is extremely rare. The United States Supreme Court rebuked the Supreme Judicial Court of […]

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Kelly Ayotte finally got something right – Guest post by Rick Manning

by Skip March 18, 2016

Rick Manning is the President of Americans for Limited Government. Ayotte joins the GOP Senate majority Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) got it right when she walked back her open door to Obama’s Supreme Court nominee today stating that she supports Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-Ky.) position to not consider the nominee and let the […]

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HB1400 Would Make NH Residents Equal Before the Law (Updated)

by Steve MacDonald March 7, 2016
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At present, some Buford T. Justice can refuse to give you a New Hampshire pistol revolver license if, for example, you opposed their budget increase at a town meeting, testified against civil asset forfeiture, or spoke out about this or that or whatever. They won’t say that is why, they’ll just decide you are not […]

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Blogline of the Day – yep, we’re a monotonous bunch

by Skip March 2, 2016

From the beginning, this vandalism and arson incident has seemed… odd. Open carry supporters are sometimes acerbic, and sometimes get arrested in incidents of civil disobedience, but with one notable exception, they are typically monotonously law-abiding. Actually, living here in NH, open carry is no big deal – if you can own a firearm, you […]

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BlogHeadline of the Day – Hypocritical Oscars

by Skip February 28, 2016

Celebrities to Wear Gun Control Bracelets at Oscars While Surrounded by Massive Increase in Armed Security The same people decrying “Guns” actually have no problem with “guns”.  No, just in that most action movies they play in use guns – the guns all around them: Dolby Theatre in the heart of Hollywood not only will be […]

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We keep hearing that a good guy with a gun can’t stop a bad guy with a gun; really?

by Skip February 24, 2016

From Big Government – another example of “Decisions have consequences” (emphasis mine, reformatted): The incident occurred just after 8 p.m.  According to WCCO, the concealed permit holder was standing at the end of a driveway when a 20-year-old male allegedly “tried to rob him at gun point.” The permit holder then pulled his own gun, shots […]

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Clueless Reporter tries to report into nationally known anti-gunner news anchor

by Skip February 24, 2016

The Washington Free Beacon published a “rough transcription” of what transpired: “(Bang) (Bang) (Bang) They say that the (Bang) short distance away (Bang) (Bang) Donald Trump (Bang) (Bang) (Bang) (Bang) (Bang) about protecting the Second Amendment (Bang) (Bang) (Bang) (Bang) All the Republicans (Bang) (Bang) support protecting the Second Amendment. Donald Trump (Bang) has said […]

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Chris Christie Lied on National Television

by Steve MacDonald February 11, 2016
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A few days before Gov. Christie was driven out of the race by New Hampshire voters we had a conversation with Alex Roubian from the New Jersey Second Amendment Society about how the N.J. Governor had lied on national television about his record on gun rights. Hear what Alex had to say about the Governor […]

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Data Point – Guns and State economies

by Skip February 2, 2016

How much does your state depend on the gun industry? WalletHub assessed the arms and ammunitions industry in all 50 states plus the District of Columbia to determine which states depend the most on the gun industry for jobs, political contributions and firearm ownership.  The five states that most dependent on the gun industry are […]

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Dependency vs Self-reliance

by Skip February 1, 2016

(H/T: Liberal Logic 101)

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Words have meanings, else why have them?

by Skip January 24, 2016

US Constitution, Second Amendment: 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. NH Constitution, Article 2A: All persons have the right to keep and bear arms in defense of themselves, their families, their property and the state. […]

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Blogline of the Day: defend yourselves

by Skip January 19, 2016

Sheriff: A Gun In Your Hand Sure Beats ‘A Cop On the Phone “Judd believes guns allow citizens to defend themselves when police cannot.” Moreover, he wants criminals to know that citizens in his county will defend themselves. (H/T: Big Government)

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Christie’s Evasions On Guns And Medicaid

by Mike January 18, 2016

What good is gravitas without honesty? First Guns – if you’ve met Christie on the campaign trial, or if you’ve seen him in the debates, you’ll have heard questions about the draconian gun laws in NJ, and you’ll have heard some variation on the themes of the out-of-staters he’s pardoned and how he’s made it […]

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Blog Question of the Day – Responsibility

by Skip January 17, 2016

If The Mentally Ill Shouldn’t Own Guns, Should Radical Muslims?

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Rush: Obama’s gun Executive Orders will not stop:

by Skip January 12, 2016

Emphasis mine: “Obama stressed the need for executive gun control as a way to lessen “mass violence” in America, and he coupled the emphasis on “mass violence” with a need to expand background checks–as if doing the latter will reduce the former. But Limbaugh was not fooled, and he pointed out five things Obama’s gun controls […]

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Guest post by Radical Moderate: The ugly face of New Hampshire Progressivism

by Skip January 11, 2016

“The NH Progressive has the unique habit of cursing New Hampshire while they enjoy the quality of life directly attributable to its population and culture.” Recently I happened upon a delightful opinion piece in one of the local daily papers that epitomizes the mindset of that particular virulent form of Leftist called the ‘New Hampshire […]

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“To the man I sat next to on the train: I am the gun owner you hate”

by Skip January 9, 2016

Just saw this at the Boston Globe – am REALLY surprised (because of their very liberal slant) they even printed it.  But given the absolute vitriol that the Left has for folks like me, I’ve put that Letter to the Editor here (reformatted, emphasis mine): When I boarded the commuter rail, you were already in […]

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Data Point – Americans Support Second Amendment Rights

by Skip January 8, 2016

(H/T: IBD)

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If the VA Gov thinks his subjects should not have guns, why should those around him?

by Skip December 28, 2015

That would be former DNC Chair, Clintonista bundler and current Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) who ran on putting in place severe gun control and restrictions.  Well, he did get elected but the Republican Legislature denied him that action but did do some Executive Orders a la “Obama’s pen and phone”.  So, in a pique, […]

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Admitted: none of Obama’s gun control policies would accomplish anything. Then why?

by Skip December 21, 2015

I really do wonder what kind of woodshed is brought for the Presidential “Responsible for being the stand-in for Baghdad Bob” flacker (that would be Josh Earnest, the most badly named Prez Press Sec evah!) actually tells the truth about Obama’s all encompassing need to disarm civilians – and admits NONE of them would do anything? […]

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Good question – go ahead gun grabbers, what’s your answer?

by Skip December 20, 2015

If advocates of stricter gun-control regulations are correct that easier access to hand guns necessarily leads to more violence committed with guns, why do we never hear of mass shootings (of people) at firing ranges? Yes, there was the killing of Chris Kyle at a gun range.  That admitted, this question speaks to the normal operations […]

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by Skip December 20, 2015

“Fear a Government that fears your guns“ It is clear that after the Democrat Presidential Primary Debate last night, the Democrats trying to be Numero Uno fear an armed populace.  Pretty much, I can’t think of a Socialist Government that ever has. When governments fear the people, there is liberty. When the people fear the government, […]

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