By Anthony Gregory | Friday January 11, 2013 at 10:17 AM PST | 24 Comments
In immediate response to the Newtown massacre, every pundit began pointing fingers and giving their answers. The problem was gun culture. No, the problem was feminism. Violent video games. Insufficient funding for programs for the mentally ill. Hollywood. Rightwing paranoia. And so on. Now, I have my own views about the cultural conditions in...
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Tags: American History, Civil Liberties, Civil Society, Conservatism, Education, Fascism, Gun Control, Liberty, Military, Property Rights, Second Amendment, Surveillance, The State, Torture, Totalitarianism, War, Weapons
By Melancton Smith | at 5:50 AM PST | 8 Comments
Melinda Herman was a victim of a home invasion. With two children under her care, and a husband many miles away, she fortunately had a weapon. Although under the castle doctrine, she had no duty to retreat from the invader, she ran with her children to the attic and tried to hide. Her back to...
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Tags: castle doctrine, Civil Liberties, Crime, Criminal Justice, Culture, Georgia, Gun Control, home invasion, Melinda Herman, Nanny State, Personal Liberty, Second Amendment