“My Parents Open Carry”: A New Teaching Tool in the Gun Control Debate


"A 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." --Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United StatesAre handguns unsafe?Proponents of gun control would want you to believe they are.  The way to increase safety in urban areas, they say, is to reduce the number of guns.Libertarians take exception to that claim--insisting, instead, that an armed citizenry is the best defense … [Read more...]

NY Church Gives Away an AR-15 Semi-Automatic Rifle

Gun giveaway

A New York church is holding a unique giveaway:   As part of a special "Give Back Program" on March 23 honoring gun owners, the independent Grace Baptist Church in Troy, New York--about two and a half hours north of Manhattan--is giving away a semi-automatic rifle.According to the church website, the giveaway is not raffle, and is not a fundraiser for the church.  In order to be eligible to take home the rifle, an individual must be present and eligible to win.  One eligible adult present Su … [Read more...]