Friday, February 19, 2010

Second Amendment applies to the States also, says WA State Supreme Court

While not actually finding for the appellant (Christopher William Sieyes), the justices did find that the 2nd Amendment applies to the state governments as well as the federal, via the 14th amendment's due process clause.

This should make next month's US Supreme Court's hearing of McDonald v. Chicago, very interesting. Will SCOTUS uphold the same convictions as the WA State Supreme Court, and find that the 2nd Amendmend applies to the states as well as the federal gov't?

Only time will tell.

Current Mood: Happy
Current Music: Rob Zombie - What?
My Carry Pistol: RIA M1911-A1 .45ACP

Friday, February 05, 2010

I don't drink coffee, but it's time to support Starbuck's

Brady Campaign declares war on
Starbucks; time for a cup of coffee

February 4, 2:17 PM
Seattle Gun Rights Examiner
Dave Workman

The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence has declared war on a Northwest institution, and in the process perhaps the public will discover the extremes gun prohibitionists will go in an effort to push their radical agenda.
The Brady Bunch has Starbucks squarely in its crosshairs, hoping to browbeat the coffee giant into refusing service to an evidently growing clientele of law-abiding firearms owners. In an e-mail message sent out this week, Brady Campaign President Paul Helmke laments that, “Starbucks is refusing to prohibit open carrying in its stores, despite protests from loyal customers." (To read the whole story, click on the title of this article.)

Current Mood: Thirsty
Current Music: None (Watching Fox News)
My Carry Pistol: Rock Island Armory M1911-A1 .45ACP