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In Rural Australia “Sensible Gun Laws” not so “Sensible”

In the morning of July first, the day after I arrived in Australia, I packed up and pulled my wheeled luggage to the Central railway station in Sydney. The staff at the station were very helpful. They printed out a ticket I had purchased over the Internet.

Arrival of a Gun Blogger in Australia

Australia has very strict gun laws. Some would say they are more restrictive than most of the rest of the world. For example, toy guns that look like a real gun have the same penalties attached, and the same restrictions applied, as real guns.

John McEnroe was Right About Serena Williams…Here’s Why

John McEnroe was giving an interview and the topic of Serena Williams came up. Johnny Mac agrees completely that she is the best women’s player in the world. But the interviewer, Lulu Garcia-Navarro takes issue with the quantification of “best female” player and wants McEnroe to admit to her that Serena Williams is the best tennis player in the world bar none. That’s ridiculous and McEnroe didn’t have any problem saying so.

MI: Reform of Antiquated Knives Law Goes to Governor Snyder

Michigan is on the verge of repealing its antique ban on automatic knives. Michigan was the first state to ban switchblades. It was an early test of the power of the post-war media to push emotional, irrational, legislation. The law, which had an exemption for one-armed people, was passed in 1952.

Liberal Hypocrisy On Guns As Shown Through The Lens of Illegal Immigration

I did stumble across an article yesterday concerning the families of those killed by illegal immigration that wasn’t the basic Trump biased partisan hack job hit piece that the New York Times is now best known for.

Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Peruta Case on Second Amendment

On Monday, 26 June, the Supreme Court officially denied the petition for a write of certiorari. The Ninth Circuit denial of Second Amendment rights outside the home will stand.

5 Takeaways from the Georgia 6th Congressional District Special Election

In case you haven’t noticed, the most expensive congressional race in history just went down in Georgia. The Democrats, mainly from outside the state, poured in nearly $30 million dollars to try and propel Jon Ossoff over Republican Karen Handel to fill the vacancy left by Tom Price when he joined President Trump’s cabinet.

U.S. Surveillance State Leads to Gun Arrests in Australia

Australia has no Second Amendment, no Fourth Amendment, no Fifth Amendment, no First Amendment. There is strong tradition and law that searches shall require warrants, and that people will not be forced to testify against themselves.

Constitutional Carry on the Move in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin legislature is moving forward with Constitutional Carry in bill AB 247. In 1998, the people of Wisconsin voted for Constitutional Carry in a state referendum amending the state constitution.

Eighth Circuit: Open Carry not Reasonable Suspicion for a Police Stop

The Eighth Circuit, on 23 August, 2016 reversed the trial court decision, finding that police did not have reasonable suspicion to stop Duffie, because the open carry of handguns is legal under the law in Nebraska.

Will Entertainers Change Their Tune Now That Islamic Terrorism Struck At One Of Their Own?

Now that radical Islamic terrorism has struck close to home for a liberal progressive member of the entertainment elite I wonder if they will actually take a look at the world with fresh eyes instead of the shaded view seen from liberal progressive naivety and political correctness.

Number of Carry Permits tops 15 million in 2017

In July, 2016, the number of concealed carry permits in the United States was over 14.5 million. The number was growing rapidly during the election year. It is now over 15 million, and likely much higher. A few states require a permit for both open and concealed carry.

Arizona Confiscates guns of 8 Chinese Students Because They Got Less Expensive Hunting License

Arizona is one of the most gun friendly states in America. A Constitutional carry state freely allowing open carry with no registration scheme in place. So it was with surprise that I learned of the following story in which 8 foreign students from China who were truly enjoying the freedom here in America that would get them executed back in China were jammed up and had their firearms confiscated for apparently getting the wrong type of hunting license.

TX: Legislature lowers License to Carry Fees Texas, Governor Abbot Likely to Sign

SB 16 Reforms the fee structure of the concealed handgun license in Texas. The Lone Star State has one of the highest shall issue concealed carry fees in the United States. The current cost is $140 for the original license and renewal is $70.

KS: Gun-Phobic Professor Leaves a University Because of Campus Carry

An associate professor of history and American studies has taken a job at a university in a state that bans concealed carry in its classrooms. Jacob S. Dorman has taken the occasion to let us know that restoring the exercise of Second Amendment rights at public institutions is the reason that he has left Kansas University.

Three Gun Victories You May Have Missed – Gun Owners of America

Pro-gun victories in the courtroom and in the legislature still matter. Gun Owners of America has brought three recent legal gun victories to the forefront.

Illinois Appellate Court Protects Second and Fourth Amendments

An Illinois appellate court has upheld the Fourth and Second Amendments. They did so rather apologetically. The case was decided on 31 March of 2017, but the events involved occurred in 2011.

Reasons why I’m cheering for Marine Le Pen

I am loving what Marine Le Pen is doing over in France and I’m going to share a few of the reasons why. From guns to borders to just being kickass and telling the Grand Mufti of Lebanon what he can do with that headscarf.