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Mental illness and gun control

MONTGOMERY VILLAGE, MD, July 15, 2014 – The National Institutes of Health estimates that over ¼ of persons 18 years and older in the US suffer from some type of mental health disorder. The World Health Organization indicates that this is the highest percentage in the world. Even though the statistics may be somewhat biased ...

The Second Amendment protects gun owners (Or does it?)

OCALA, Fla., July 10, 2014 — It is said that the only sure things in life are death and taxes. While this might be true for other countries, here in America, there is a third certainty: Debate over the Second Amendment. The language in the Second Amendment seems clear enough; the right to bear arms cannot ...

HIGGINS: Hillary Clinton on guns: A few corrections

The former Secretary of State made a number of different comments and claims about gun ownership during her address. And because I only have her best interests at heart, and because I’m sure she is simply misinformed, I thought it best to address some of the things she said concerning firearms ownership in the United States.

Disenfranchising gun owners

One of the most prevailing civil rights and voting issues of recent years is the legitimacy of voter ID provisions in American politics.

Gun Rights and the 14th Amendment

If the Fourteenth Amendment dictates equal application of the law, and if we are a nation of laws, then all gun laws passed by the United States Congress as well as subsequent legislation passed by states and counties should apply to law enforcement as well.

How can we interpret the second amendment?

MONTGOMERY VILLAGE, Md., January 30, 2014 – One of the most polarizing subjects in American politics is the one dealing with the possession of fire arms. The Second Amendment to the Constitution reads: “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear ...