Archive for the 'Common Defense' Category

What do you get when you refuse to let a patient, reasonable, well-armed majority order a course change by winning an election?

Sunday, August 13th, 2017

Conspiracy convictions in Bundy standoff? Not a one

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

A federal judge in Las Vegas declared a mistrial April 24 in the case of four men accused of taking up arms against federal agents during the Bundy Ranch standoff in 2014, The Associated Press reports.

Thirteen states now honor the right to carry without a ‘permit’

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

A version of this column appears in the April 10 edition of “Firearms News” (formerly “Shotgun News”), now arriving in newsstands and mailboxes.

Seven accessories before the fact

Sunday, February 12th, 2017

What they’re talking about when they’re talking about Australia

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

Regular readers may recall I’m not a member of the National Rifle Association, because I strongly disagree with one of that organization’s most basic modern stances: that all existing “gun control” laws should be enforced.

Making criminals out of law-abiding Nevadans

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

Nevada voters — along with Nevada gun owners who can still register to vote by Oct. 8 if they’d like to preserve what’s left of their gun rights (and who knows, maybe even vote against Hillary Clinton’s “Australian Plan” to confiscate and destroy all the semi-automatic firearms in the country) — may not have noticed, […]

‘Tolerance’ sounds great. But is there no limit to what we can wisely ‘tolerate’?

Friday, August 12th, 2016

Charles C. Haynes, who works out of Gannett’s financially strapped “Newseum” in Washington, holds a master’s degree from Harvard Divinity School and promotes himself as a champion of the First Amendment (though, being a statist Democrat, he has of course written in favor of federal “anti-hate-speech” legislation — http://capcityfreepress.blogspot.com/2009/11/charles-c-haynes-say-what-you-want-hate.html .)

All Mohammed’s children love a gun-free zone

Monday, August 1st, 2016

(A version of the following column runs in the Aug. 10 issue of “Firearms News” — formerly “Shotgun News” — on newsstands this week.)

Natural Order, the State, and the Immigration Problem

Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

Rather than leave the impression that no free-market thinker of any note stands opposed to this “open borders” stuff – (“Please! Send us millions more Spanish-speaking peasants who scorn our laws and want to stick us with their medical bills, and now please add a couple million unreconstructed members of an alien religion, whose holy […]

A Summer For Caution: Extreme Caution

Friday, July 8th, 2016

Readers are probably familiar with the hacked BLM (as in Black Lives Matter, not the other BLM we’re more prone to post about here) leader’s Twitter account, in which plans are discussed for a “Summer of Chaos.” (See here for that conversation.) It looks like that has already begun, with the Orlando Pulse night club […]