Fear, Loathing, Clinging, and Buying at an Awesome Clip

March 31, 2009 | Comments Off on Fear, Loathing, Clinging, and Buying at an Awesome Clip

The phrase is an infamous part of the history of the 2008 election.  Those small-town folks that “cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren’t like them…”  Its one of the reasons that some fear the policies of the Obama administration.  That fear has culminated in another form of economy stimulation; gun […]

Brian Siebel Discusses Implications of D.C. v. Heller

October 8, 2008 | Comments Off on Brian Siebel Discusses Implications of D.C. v. Heller

On October 7, Brian Siebel, a 12-year veteran attorney at the Brady Center, spoke to the ACS about the implications of the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in D.C. v. Heller.  In Heller, the Court ruled 5-4 that handguns may be legally kept inside the home for purposes of self-defense, striking down what it found […]

Guns n’ Taxes

March 17, 2008 | Comments Off on Guns n’ Taxes

After stumbling on a recent news story about concealed weapons in restaurants, I decided to do a little digging on Virginia’s gun control laws. On March 4, Governor Kaine vetoed a Virginia state bill that would have allowed people to carry concealed weapons into restaurants that serve alcohol. Currently, it is only legal to carry […]