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ContributorJester5716   
Last ModifiedScott³ November 30, 2008 06:45pm
DescriptionA 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.

INFORMATION LINKS
A Critical Guide to the Second Amendment  Discuss
Bureau of Justice Statistics - Firearms and Crime Statistics  Discuss
Center for Disease Control - National Center for Health Statistics - Firearm Mortality  Discuss
Centers for Disease Control - Firearm Injuries and Fatalities  Discuss
FBI Uniform Crime Reports  Discuss
GunCite: Gun Control and Second Amendment issues  Discuss
Second Amendment Law Library  Discuss

BOOKS
Title Purchase Contributor
To Keep and Bear Arms: The Origins of an Anglo-American Right  Purchase FreedomDemocrat 
The Minuteman: Restoring an Army of the People  Purchase RP 
Targeting Guns: Firearms and Their Control  Purchase Jester5716 
Restoration of the Republic: The Jeffersonian Ideal in 21st-Century America  Purchase RP 
Michael & Me  Purchase Rob Brodner 

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Apr 07, 2014 05:00am News Illinois Enacts Concealed Carry Law; Chicago Sees Drop in Crime  Article kal 
Feb 24, 2014 04:10pm News Man Fatally Shoots Himself While Teaching Gun Safety To Girlfriend  Article WesternDem 
Jan 25, 2014 04:00am News D.C. man on trial for one shotgun shell - wasn’t given David Gregory deal  Article kal 
Dec 16, 2013 08:20pm News Colorado revolt: 55 of 62 sheriffs refuse to enforce new gun laws  Article Scott³ 
Aug 05, 2013 01:00pm News National Rifle Association Enemies List Now Includes Scientists, Zoos  Article WesternDem 
Jul 09, 2013 04:00am Proposed Legislation Illinois could end last state ban on carrying concealed guns  Article Imperator 
Jul 08, 2013 07:10am Commentary Obama’s Executive Ordered Study Report On Gun Violence Slaps Him In The Face   Article Brandon 
May 03, 2013 06:15am News This Is The World's First Entirely 3D-Printed Gun  Article particleman 
Apr 18, 2013 03:00pm News Phillies pitcher Jonathan Papelbon: Obama out for guns  Article Scott³ 
Apr 17, 2013 02:00pm News Senate rejects expanded gun background checks  Article John 
Apr 14, 2013 07:00pm News Party Rifts Complicate Chances for Gun Bill Passage  Article particleman 
Apr 12, 2013 01:00pm News [Toronto] Star reporters buy cheap U.S. gun, no ID required  Article Monsieur 
Apr 10, 2013 06:00pm News Toomey Refused to Have Schumer at Gun Deal Presser  Article Scott³ 
Apr 08, 2013 07:00am News Sen. McCain: I ‘don’t understand’ GOP threats to filibuster Senate gun bill  Article Brandon 
Mar 25, 2013 10:00am News Karl Rove to Dems: Stop scaring people on guns  Article Brandon 
Mar 19, 2013 02:40pm News Assault weapons ban dropped from gun bill  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Mar 18, 2013 02:00pm News US assault weapons ban heading for defeat in Senate  Article kal 
Mar 08, 2013 09:50pm News Law Backs Guns in Class for Teachers in South Dakota  Article Andy 
Feb 17, 2013 03:05pm News Feds Buy Two Billion Rounds of Ammunition  Article Scott³ 
Feb 07, 2013 06:00am Commentary What’s behind the punishment for fake guns in schools?  Article kal 
Feb 06, 2013 05:00am General Senate Dems face gun-control dilemma  Article Jason 
Dec 19, 2012 07:00am Opinion After Conn. tragedy, Washington thinks of … political gain  Article Imperator 
Dec 18, 2012 01:00pm News Supreme Court Gun Ruling Doesn’t Block Proposed Controls  Article WesternDem 
Dec 17, 2012 11:40am News In Town at Ease With Its Firearms, Tightening Gun Rules Was Resisted  Article WesternDem 
Dec 17, 2012 11:00am News Jacob Tyler Roberts Identified As Clackamas Town Center Shooter   Article RP 
Dec 17, 2012 11:00am News Clackamas mall shooter faced shopper with concealed weapon  Article Imperator 
Dec 15, 2012 04:05pm General Three Miles From Connecticut Shooting, a Bastion of Gun Rights  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Dec 11, 2012 04:00pm Legal Ruling Appeals court overturns Illinois concealed carry law in gun rights victory  Article Imperator 
Sep 28, 2012 03:00am Oops Connecticut man kills suspected burglar, then learns it's his teenage son  Article RP 
Jul 26, 2012 05:00am General Obama: On Second Thought, I Will Push For More Gun Control  Article Jason 
Jul 25, 2012 04:15pm Interview Romney Falsely Claims Colorado Gunman Obtained Weapons Illegally  Article RP 
Apr 06, 2012 07:00pm General NRA expands its role from fight for gun rights to conservative causes  Article Jason 
Apr 03, 2012 02:00am News Permitted concealed firearms would be allowed in GOP convention protest zone   Article Homegrown Democrat 
Mar 22, 2012 04:00pm General 'Stand Your Ground' Laws: State by State  Article Jason 
Sep 10, 2011 03:45pm News Did the Wild West Have More Gun Control Than We Do Today?   Article RP 
Jul 13, 2011 12:15pm Proposed Legislation [MI] Bill would kill age limits for hunting  Article RP 
Oct 23, 2010 08:00am News Industry pressure hides gun traces, protects dealers from public scrutiny  Article ArmyDem 
Oct 05, 2010 04:00am Perspective Obama to Pass Global Gun Ban  Article Jason 
Oct 03, 2010 01:00pm Rule Change More States Allowing Guns in Bars  Article RP 
Aug 10, 2010 04:55am General Kagan and Guns  Article Jason 
Jun 28, 2010 04:45pm Analysis Supreme Court Gun Rights Decision: A Win or a Setback?  Article Brandon 
Jun 28, 2010 11:00am Legal Ruling Court rules against Chicago ban, but don't buy that gun yet  Article Imperator 
May 13, 2010 05:00am Proposed Legislation New Hawaii law prevents seizure of legal guns in an emergency  Article kal 
May 05, 2010 11:00am Commentary Congress, Up in Arms   Article RP 
Apr 19, 2010 02:00pm General Gun Advocates Open a New Front   Article RP 
Mar 05, 2010 11:00am Poll 69% Say Cities Don’t Have Right To Ban Handguns  Article Imperator 
Mar 03, 2010 09:00pm News Supreme Court appears set to widen gun rights  Article Scott³ 
Feb 27, 2010 02:00pm News Man takes city to Supreme Court over (Chicago) handgun ban  Article kal 
Dec 20, 2009 08:00pm News Gun permits surge in state  Article Jason 
Oct 09, 2009 06:30am Poll In U.S., Record-Low Support for Stricter Gun Laws  Article Imperator 
Sep 30, 2009 12:00pm Study Protection Or Peril? Gun Possession Of Questionable Value In An Assault, Study Finds  Article Craverguy 
Sep 16, 2009 02:55pm Blog Entry The NRA Called Me Today about UN Threat  Article Craverguy 
Aug 21, 2009 06:30am Opinion Freedom from fear  Article Craverguy 
Aug 19, 2009 06:00pm Endorsement White House Backs Right to Arms Outside Obama Events  Article RP 
Jul 22, 2009 11:30am Proposed Legislation Senate rejects pro-gun measure on concealed weapon  Article RP 
Jul 17, 2009 01:00pm Advertisement Dealer offers AK-47 with each new truck purchase  Article RP 
May 21, 2009 04:00am Commentary COMMENTARY: Four Reasons Why Gun Sales Are Up  Article Jason 
Apr 18, 2009 10:00am News New gun law aimed at asserting sovereignty [Montana]  Article particleman 
Apr 16, 2009 06:20pm Speech Obama: Mexico drug war ‘sowing chaos’  Article RP 
Apr 05, 2009 05:00am General The Myth of 90 Percent: Only a Small Fraction of Guns in Mexico Come From U.S.  Article kal 
Dec 08, 2008 12:00am News Obama: Don't stock up on guns  Article particleman 
Dec 05, 2008 07:00am News Report Links State Gun Laws To Rates of Slayings, Trafficking  Article ArmyDem 
Oct 27, 2008 02:25pm News Boy, 8, killed in Mass. gun show accident  Article The Sunset Provision 
Aug 05, 2008 09:00pm News Gun-control groups fear top activist was NRA spy   Article Forwardista 
Jul 28, 2008 03:00pm News Lawsuit Claims Gun Rules Violate Supreme Court Ruling  Article ArmyDem 
Jul 12, 2008 09:00pm Commentary Lock and Load--It's the Law!  Article Otis Gough 
Jun 26, 2008 11:00am News Mayor Daley calls Supreme Court's gun-ban reversal 'a very frightening decision'  Article COSDem 
Apr 01, 2008 07:00am News More than 10% of pilots allowed to fly armed  Article kal 
Mar 19, 2008 10:05am News Court Weighs Right to Guns, and Its Limits  Article ArmyDem 
Dec 11, 2007 02:00pm News Bloomberg Seeks To Question Candidates About Guns  Article particleman 
Nov 28, 2007 03:00pm News Judge Overturns Controversial SF Hand Gun Ban  Article kal 
Nov 26, 2007 03:15pm Analysis The Second Amendment: Down A New Barrel  Article RP 
Nov 20, 2007 01:00pm News Supreme Court will hear D.C. guns case  Article The Sunset Provision 
Sep 02, 2007 03:55pm Report Number of hunters falls, worrying some  Article RP 
Sep 02, 2007 06:00am News Ministers 'covered up' gun crime  Article kal 
Sep 01, 2007 08:10am General UK Gun Crimes Soar After Gun Ban  Article kal 
Aug 16, 2007 09:00am General Number of licensed gun dealers falls by 79 percent  Article DFWDem 
Aug 11, 2007 07:00am Blog Entry Liberal Newspaper Editor: "Time to Admit the 'gun nuts' Are Right"  Article Bob 
Jul 12, 2007 07:00am News Two cops shot in Brooklyn  Article Bob 
Jun 14, 2007 12:50am News House Votes to Bolster Database on Gun Buyers  Article ArmyDem 
Jun 12, 2007 06:00am Study Gun Show Regulations Work, Study Finds  Article kal 
Apr 29, 2007 04:00pm General [Former Cdn. PM] Chretien 'stunned' at permissive U.S. gun culture  Article Monsieur 
Apr 19, 2007 10:00pm Commentary Taking aim at bullets could put dent in growing gun violence  Article mtrz 
Jan 12, 2007 02:15pm Study Higher rates of gun ownership correlate with higher homicide rates  Article RP 
Jul 17, 2006 05:00pm Proposed Legislation Trigger lock bill backfires  Article RP 
Jul 17, 2006 12:00pm Proposed Legislation Gun bills may hurt police, not offenders  Article RP 
Jul 06, 2006 09:25am News Hoosiers can get gun permits for life  Article PragCon 3.0 
Jun 04, 2006 11:00am Proposed Legislation Allen introduces weapons bill - Measure would require states to recognize one another's concealed-firearms permits  Article RP 
Jun 02, 2006 11:00pm News [N.O. Police Chief] Riley says he'll confiscate weapons if disaster strikes, gun rights activists outraged  Article Brandon 
Mar 14, 2006 12:00pm News Lakeland [TN] homeowner posts unusual warning for would-be burglars  Article -- 
Jan 09, 2006 08:00pm Analysis The Death of Hunting  Article RP 
Jan 04, 2006 11:00am Commentary Gun free in D.C.  Article Rob Brodner 
Dec 21, 2005 01:00pm News Armed Santa Claus takes on terrorist in holiday gun cards  Article ArmyDem 
Oct 31, 2005 10:00pm General Advocates want state police to explain lack of action before shooting  Article RP 
Jun 28, 2005 05:00pm Report Gun-related death more likely in U.S. than Canada  Article Monsieur 
May 12, 2005 07:00pm Idiocy Man shot three times while cleaning gun  Article RP 
Apr 26, 2005 12:30am Proposed Legislation Ariz. Gov. Vetoes Guns-And-Alcohol Bill  Article RP 
Mar 25, 2005 11:00pm News NRA Leader Advocates Guns for Teachers  Article Brandon 
Mar 22, 2005 12:00am News 10 Dead in Minn. Teen Rampage, Police Say  Article Bob 
Mar 14, 2005 12:00am News Despite Democrats' power, gun control struggles in General Assembly  Article None Entered 
Jan 08, 2005 12:00am Opinion Mountain of evidence shows gun control doesn't work  Article -- 
Nov 23, 2004 12:00am Opinion Get this weapon out of the woods  Article Guy 
Sep 14, 2004 12:00am General House GOP Proposes to Repeal D.C. Gun Bans  Article RP 
Apr 18, 2004 12:00am News Cheney Tells NRA Kerry a Threat to Gun Owners  Article Gerald Farinas 
Apr 17, 2004 12:00am News Columbine Dad Turned Away From NRA Event  Article Gerald Farinas 
Apr 15, 2004 12:00am News Nation's Gun Lobby Creating News Company  Article Gerald Farinas 
Apr 13, 2004 12:00am News Bush Losing Grip on Gun Groups; May Cast Protest Votes in November  Article Gerald Farinas 
Apr 08, 2004 12:00am News NRA convention set for Pittsburgh  Article Gerald Farinas 
Jan 07, 2004 12:00am News (Canadian PM) Martin targets gun registry  Article PragCon 3.0 
Dec 23, 2003 12:00am News Ind. Supreme Court says Gary can sue handgun manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors  Article PragCon 3.0 
Nov 10, 2003 12:00am Analysis McLaughlin: Sights are set on gun ban  Article *crickets chirp* 
Oct 17, 2003 12:00am News Democrats rethink gun-control stance  Article Ced 
Oct 14, 2003 12:00am Analysis Analysts: Gun Control a Non-Issue in 2004  Article Ced 
Sep 03, 2003 12:00am Commentary DLC: Guns and values  Article FreedomDemocrat 
May 02, 2003 11:42pm Opinion Latest Democrat Extremism: Guns Are Weapons of Mass Destruction  Article -- 
Oct 15, 2002 12:07pm General Bush Opposes Gun 'Fingerprinting'  Article RP 
Sep 05, 2002 12:54pm General The NRA Says Mental Illness and Loss of Mental Capacity is No Reason Not to Carry a Gun  Article RP 
Jan 04, 2001 12:00am News Nearly Blind Man Gets Gun Permit  Article RP 

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