"No surprise to find his attitudes reflected in the District Court upholding of the right of states and municipalities to take away Constitutional rights.
What do you think would happen if states and municipalities tried to take away First Amendment…"
http://www.dailyherald.com/story/?id=297933&src=143A Chicago ordinance banning handguns and automatic weapons within city limits was upheld by a U.S. Court of Appeals panel, which rejected a challenge by the National Rifle Association.The unanimous three-judge panel ruled today that a U.S. Supreme Court decision last year, which recognized an individual right to bear arms under the U.S. Constitution's Second Amendment,…See More
"I'm at odds with lefties over more than just guns.
Smoking bans. (Not an issue of second hand smoke. If restaurant or bar A allows smoking and restaurant or bar B does not, and you attend place A, you should not complain when you had a choice…"
"Don, my SIGs, Mosins, and Tikka are also tools whose specific purpose is to punch ever smaller clusters of holes in paper.
I can get cheaper hole-punches at the office supply store, but, silly me....
"In our household, we read and sometimes contribute to The Firing Line. Also
The High Road (Oleg Volk's forums, probably my favorite general/overall forum)
On the issues related to…"
"John, I hope you can trust we're interested in your perspectives. Believe me, on the days I feel self-pity as a RKBA atheist progressive (in an area of many anti-gun atheist progressives and many pro-gun ecclesiasts), I think about what…"
"Because if you can find a mostly correct label you can more easily find and ID others who share your ideas. I find over-reaching and nebulous labels useless as the next person, but if there were such a thing as a label for Realizer's opinions…"
"How am I to be labeled?
Do you need a label? Labels are diminishing and usually misleading. You've categorized yourself pretty well on these few matters. Whtywould you want someone else to pigeonhole you?"
"Like you, Metsa, I'm a liberal/progressive/atheist gunowner who respects and depends on the 2nd Amendment as it was written. I own guns. I like them, and I use them.
Guns are tools, I do agree. But they are not just tools. They are tools whose…"
"Hello. Coupla suggestions following up on Demopoly's observations and echoing some. (I too refuse to eat at places with questionable health standards; I used to take more chances, but that was in decades before all these Superbugs had…"
I registered at GAO/AN, rare for me, out of a sense of relief to find this corner of AN.The polarization that assumes that RKBA people cannot be liberals/lefty/radicals/greens/whatever, cannot be atheists, cannot be (fill in the blank) frustrates me. So does the kind that assumes that if you own, use, or like guns, you must be (fill in the other blanks).My RKBA sympathies come out of my being put in many categories that equate to victim in the eyes of both liberals and conservatives.You know…See More
"It has taken me months to get around to doing this...hello, all. My internet time plummets in the landwork time of year, so I may not check in again for another month or two. Just wanted to stick my nose in. Roach, I owe you a communique...great to…"
"I'm a tool geek, so my view is, whatever tool does the job for you, feels right (ergonomically) in the hand, and works with you to get tight clusters and accurate single shots in extensive practice is the right firearm for you. Nothing out of…"