|6/28/02||Usurpation and Abdication: The Court and The Constitution|
The Supreme Court's usurpation of legislative power is, in a
way, the lesser of our constitutional deformations. The flip side
of the Court's usurpation of power is the other branches'
abdication of r . . . .
|6/26/02||The Daschle-McCain Blockade|
Yesterday National Review Online reported continuing Republican
frustration with Majority Leader Tom Daschle's decision to shut
down the confirmation process in the Senate. In the last six weeks,
no B . . . .
|6/25/02||A Federal Crime?|
It turns out that on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, FBI agents were monitoring phone calls from the home of a madam of a New Orleans brothel. But with the terrorists attacking back East, the agents sh . . . .
|6/17/02||Triggering New Debate Over Guns|
The overwhelming consensus among historians and law professors is that the Second Amendment guarantees that every responsible, law-abiding adult may have guns. It is no coincidence that the few schola . . . .
|6/14/02||Singer Toby Keith Speaks Out On ABC Censorship|
Toby Keith says the producer of an ABC 4th of July TV special
rescinded an offer to have the country singer perform his current
hit after the show's host, World News Tonight anchor Peter
Jennings, hea . . . .
|6/14/02||Protecting D.C.: The Necessity Of Bearing Arms|
No jurisdiction in the United States works as doggedly to disarm
citizens as does the District of Columbia, our nation's capital and
on-again, off-again murder capital. Sure, the city council grudging
. . . .
|6/13/02||Gun Shop Ban Planned In Pittsburgh|
The Pittsburgh City Council preliminarily approved zoning changes 12 June that would prohibit gun sales in some city neighborhoods.
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|6/13/02||When Peer Review Yields Unsound Science|
To ensure the quality of what medical journals publish, their
editors, beginning 200 years ago, have increasingly called on
scientific peers to review new findings from research. Now,
however, there i . . . .
|6/12/02||Making The Case|
"The lawlessness of today`s racial quota and gun control liberals may be coming under serious challenge," writes Michael Barone of U.S. News & World Report.
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U.S. News and World . . . .
|6/11/02||Justices Reject Cases On Right To Bear Arms|
In turning down two appeals by defendants charged with federal
firearms violations without comment, the Supreme Court relieved the
Bush administration of the need to further explain its statement to
t . . . .
Anti-gun scholar Michael Bellesiles defends his shoddy work by
calling critics names. Read About It: Wall Street Journal's Opinion
Journal POSTED: Tuesday, June 11, 2002
|6/11/02||A Straight Shooter On Gun Owner Rights|
Inverness, Florida, attorney Cliff Travis is an NRA Life Member who combines his work and his passion for guns to help local firearms owners.
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St. Petersburg Times
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|6/10/02||A Straight Shooter On Guns|
In addition to the undergraduate diploma and law degree, there is a large, framed certificate identifying Cliff Travis as a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association hanging on the wall of his . . . .
|6/7/02||"Pulped" Fiction: Michael Bellesiles And His Yellow Note Pads|
One of the fascinating subplots in the controversy over whether
Michael Bellesiles committed scholarly fraud in his book, Arming
America, is what he claims happened to some of his research notes.
Bell . . . .
|6/6/02||The Cowards Of Academe|
A new work of history is published. You review the book on the
front page of the book section of the New York Times, saying the
author "has dispelled the darkness" surrounding an issue of
significant . . . .
|6/5/02||Public Support For Federal Workers Falls to Pre-Sept. 11 Levels|
The percentage of Americans who said they trust the federal government to do what is right just about always or most of the time fell from 57 percent in October 2001 to 40 percent this month. In July . . . .
|6/4/02||PETA Could Lose Nonprofit Status|
An animal-rights group should lose its tax-exempt status because it gave $1,500 to a group the FBI lists as "terrorist," say two pro-business groups on the other side of the ongoing debate on animal t . . . .