Constitution

Government thinks it doesn't need a judge to get a warrant

  • 20 February 2015
  • NormanL
Government doesn't need a warrant

Requiring government officials to obtain a court-approved warrant before conducting a search is a pillar of our constitutional legal protections.  But as government has grown in size and power, that basic right -- guaranteed in the Fourth Amendment -- has been dangerously compromised by the rise of "administrative subpeonas":

Eleanor Roosevelt's Gun Permit

  • 30 December 2014
  • NormanL
Eleanor Roosevelt Gun Permit Pistol

There are still a LOT of localities in the United States that ban individuals from carrying firearms. But take a look at this...

Yes, that's a picture of Eleanor Roosevelt's carry permit, issued in 1957  (good only in Upstate New York, not New York City). We bet she knew how to use her gun, too. And here's a question you might ask of bureaucrats and anti-gun "activists" who still refuse to allow people to exercise their Second Amendment rights:

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