Massad Ayoob on Guns

Dave Workman

IT’S WHY THEY’RE CALLED “LAW-BREAKERS”

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Thanks to ammoland.com and to author Dave Workman of the Second Amendment Foundation for this important read.

IN THE MATTER OF LIMITING CARTRIDGE CAPACITY

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I trust you are all familiar with the recent Indiana case where a heroic young armed citizen stopped what would certainly have been a horrendous mass murder when he drew a concealed pistol and...

THE INVISIBLE ELEPHANTS IN THE (CLASS)ROOM

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My wife and I were crossing the Louisiana line into Texas for the NRA Annual Meeting when the radio told us of the situation happening in Uvalde, Texas. I decided then and there I...

THERE’S SOMETHING ABOUT A .45…

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Last June when the Evil Princess and I got back from our favorite shootin’ match, the Pin Shoot in Michigan (www.pinshoot.com, hope to see you there next year) and unpacked, there were more .45s...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO – WHO?!?

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Oh, wait…it’s me! 74 revolutions around the sun today.  Damn…that happened quick. It’s been a fun ride. Some lives saved, some injuries prevented, some careers and futures I was privileged to have a part in rescuing in court.  (Check...

SHARING YOUR KNOWLEDGE LOCALLY

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Every now and then, I’m a guest speaker at the weekly adult education lectures at my local library.  It’s done for free of course.  Earlier this month, I did a talk on Understanding Controversial...

GIVE THIS MAN A LISTEN

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Most if not all who read this have firearms to protect their home and loved ones from violent criminal intruders.  But are they accessible? The Clutter family had guns when their farmhouse was invaded by...

DEAR PRESIDENT BIDEN, THERE IS SOMETHING YOU SHOULD READ…

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Joe Biden, the most anti-gun President ever, is fond of saying that the Second Amendment has always been limited, and that at the time it was drafted a person could not, for example, buy...

A GREAT READ ON U.S. SMALL ARMS HISTORY

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I just read “Gun Barons: the Weapons that Transformed America and the Men Who Invented Them” (St. Martin’s Press, 2022). Author John Bainbridge, Jr. starts off with this statement: “Americans love their guns. Hate...

FIREWORKS THAT BACKFIRED?

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Independence Day is a time to consider, among other things, our right to vote in a democracy. “Hit pieces” attacking political opponents sometimes proliferate more at election times than ads promoting the given candidate....