Monthly Archives: April 2009

Rome Daily Sentinel editorial on guns recovered in Mexico

The Rome, NY Daily Sentinel published an editorial on President Obama’s comment that ninety percent of the firearms recovered in Mexico are traced back to The United States. A link to the editorial can be found HERE. Obama’s 15 words “More than 90 percent of the guns recovered in Mexico come from the United States” […]

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9th Circuit Court: 2nd Amendment incorporated to states

In Nordyke v. King the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco has ruled that the Second Amendment  is incorporated against the states and local governments.  The ruling was written by Judge Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain with a concurring opinion from Judge Ronald M. Gould.  The suit was originally brought about in an attempt […]

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Senator Gillibrand again votes ‘no’ to legal firearms

The senate passed the Wicker Amendment to the federal budget which ensures that law abiding Amtrak passengers are allowed to securely transport firearms in their checked baggage.  The way the amendment works is by forcing Amtrak to allow firearms in checked bagage if they use federal funding.  Although the bill was passed by a vote […]

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Utica mayor, David R. Roefaro, to get tough on guns

In his state of the city address, David R. Roefaro, the mayor of Utica, NY declared war on illegal guns.  Although the intent is noble, the method will likely trample the right of law abiding gun owners.  Some quotes to note from his address include saying that guns are a “gateway to drugs and a […]

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