Re: Supreme Court Hears McDonald vs City of Chicago Case
It'll be interesting to see how this turns out. Lots of other Bill of Rights amendments have been incorporated over the years, and my gut is telling me that the NRA's going to win this one -- especially if you read the Heller decision. Heller already established precedent and the court's interpretation of the 2nd Amendment -- the Chicago argument is simply a landmark case to decide the incorporation issue.
I'm sure there will be more to come, though, as gun controllers work the fringes with thinks like licensing, taxation, and other restrictions.
I get a kick out of all the caterwauling from the Chicago chicken littles squawking about how dangerous it'll be if their gun ban is overturned. John Lott wrote a couple articles recently; one of them pointed out that in the year after Heller overturned D.C.'s ban, the murder rate in D.C. dropped 25 percent. Another showed how Chicago's crime rate skyrocketed in relation to outlying communities after it established its ban in 1982. Liberals just don't get it.
How many of you out there keep a journal of your hunting trips or outings? I started to about 20 years ago and then moved them from a journal to a story that I will send out to my friends so that they can enjoy the time as well. I'll aslo put into the journal the scouting trips that go along with the hunts of limited or once in a lifetime hunts.
I have found that if you buy a small notebook that fits into your shirt pocket and take it with you when you head out is the...