‘Common Sense Gun Laws’: Obama’s Attack on the 2nd Amendment

March 24, 2009 | Politics

Throughout the 2008 election cycle, Barack Obama espoused support for the Second Amendment. He said he agreed with the Supreme Court’s decision in the Heller case against the D.C. gun ban, professed that “there is an individual right to bear arms,” and appeared in campaign commercials shaking hands with hunters in the field down here in Texas. Yet he simultaneously espoused support for stricter gun control measures, because the truth is that he shares the Brady Center’s conviction that the Second Amendment “is not absolute.” This was evident to anyone who took the time to investigate Obama’s voting record. Even the fruit-loopers on democraticunderground.com worried that Obama’s “anti-gun stand” would undo him. Read more…

New Hampshire’s 10th Amendment Rally: “Armed but Peaceful”

March 17, 2009 | Politics

As the 10th Amendment Movement continues to grow, we at HUMAN EVENTS are pleased to report that it now includes at least 18 states — Washington, New Hampshire, Arizona, Montana, Michigan, Missouri, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Georgia, South Carolina, Texas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Kansas, Indiana, West Virginia, South Dakota, and Idaho – which have all introduced bills and resolutions appealing to the 10th Amendment for declarations of sovereignty in light of the Obama administration’s overreaching approach to governance.
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Obama’s War on Capitalism

March 11, 2009 | Politics

President Obama has has begun a new war in which he, his cabinet, and his party work feverishly against free market capitalism in the United States. This is a war of attrition, where businesses that have weathered the recession are being shamed into hiding their success or remaining silent about bailout bills that they know will damn our economy. Read more…

Five More States Invoke the 10th

March 4, 2009 | Politics

Last week, HUMAN EVENTS reported that eleven states, Washington, New Hampshire, Arizona, Montana, Michigan, Missouri, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Georgia, South Carolina, and Texas, had all “all introduced bills and resolutions” declaring their sovereignty over Obama’s actions in light of the 10th Amendment. Read more…