Second Amendment

Learning to shoot like an expert

In 1982 I was working for Commonwealth Edison, the electric utility for northern Illinois. They sent me to Pennsylvania for eighteen months to work on my first major project: helping to build a nuclear control room simulator. My apartment had something new. Cable...

Gun coaching – learning to shoot

For anyone interested in learning about guns, or improving their accuracy, I am happy to help you. I have 35 years of shooting experience, and I was trained by the very best. I would gladly share what I've been taught over the years. I AM NOT A CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR! I...

McDonald vs Chicago

I am sorely tempted to send Chicago's Mayor Daley a sympathy card. I'm sure he's crying about the latest Supreme Court decision, which bluntly asserts that Chicago's anti-gun laws violate the Second Amendment, and the rights of all Chicagoans. (I hope he cries enough...

Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty

I try to keep my ear to the ground, and my finger on the pulse of the people, but I didn't know about the Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty until just recently. If you are a defender of individual rights (and by logical inclusion, a defender of the Second Amendment)...

Second Amendment under attack – and being defended!

While I was recovering from my health issues, the Austin gun show was closed down by the federal Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms agency working together with the Austin city police. I have attended that gun show many times in the past, and it has always been well...

Importance of the Second Amendment

“We hold these truths to be self-evident” says the often-quoted Declaration of Independence. Of course, that depends on whom you mean when you say “We”. Self-evident truths are only obvious to those that have already discovered those truths. It seems to be part of the...