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"Spare Tires Cause Flats!", Reason, February 1985, 46.

A satirical examination of opposition to civil defense measures.

"Murder in California," American Rifleman, June, 1990.

An examination of variances in murder rates within California, with an emphasis on what this tells us about the effects of firearms availability on murder rates.

"State Constitutions and the Second Amendment" , American Rifleman, February, 1992.

An examination of state constitutional provisions adopted in the period 1776-1845 with respect to the republican and liberal interpretations of the right to keep and bear arms.

"Is the 'Crime' Worth the Time?", American Rifleman, October 1992.

A comparison of the minimum penalties for both violent and non-violent felonies in California, and what the penalties tell us about the California Legislature's priorities.

"California's Handgun Waiting Period Law, 1952-1990: Did It Work?", American Rifleman, April 1993.

A statistical evaluation of the effectiveness of California's handgun waiting period in reducing murder rates.

"Waiting for a gun",San Jose Mercury-News, June 13, 1993, 7C.

A revised form of "California's Handgun Waiting Period Law."

"An American Coup d'Etat?", History Today, [November, 1995].

An examination of the coup d'etat plot against President Franklin Roosevelt (if that is what it was) exposed by retired Marine Corps Major General Smedley Butler.

"What Changed?  A Generation of Boys at Risk" (scroll down a little after you click), The Firing Line [July, 1999]

The problems of youth violence, by a father trying to protect his children from a culture gone mad.

 "How Much Wealth Do You Really Need?" , Santa Rosa Press-Democrat, September 21, 1999, p. B5.

A plea for decamillionaires and up to spend some of their wealth on the working poor.

"California's New Gun Laws" , Shotgun News, February 20, 2000.

A description of California's new assault weapon laws, which were seemingly written by a very confused person.

"Assault Weapons: Did the 1994 Federal Ban Do Any Good?" , Shotgun News, March 20, 2000, pp. 28, 30.

A report funded by the Clinton Administration discovers what some of us were saying years ago: assault weapons were seldom used in violent crimes, and the new law's benefits seemed impossible to measure.

"The Failure of British Gun Control" , Shotgun News, April 17, 2000, pp. 18-19.

While violent crime rates have been falling in America, they have been rising in Britain, and Britain how has higher rates of violent crime than the U.S. in some categories.  Teenagers in British cities are starting to carry handguns, in a nation where they are completely illegal.

"Visiting Britain: A Sobering Experience" , Shotgun News, May 15, 2000, 22-23.

What I saw while visiting Britain in 1999.  Some good, some bad, but not quite the utopia the gun control advocates claim.

"Duels and Deliverance in the Old South" , Shotgun News, May 8, 2000, 28-30.

Adapted from my book Concealed Weapon Laws of the Early Republic.

 "A New Low in 'Negligent Marketing' Gun Lawsuits" , Shotgun News, June 1, 2000, 18.

An article about a lawsuit in which police sue a gun maker for an incident in which they shot to death a sleeping woman.

"Trigger Locks: Gore's Solution to the Wrong Problem" , Shotgun News, July 17, 2000, 16-17.

What was wrong with Al Gore's suggestion that trigger locks would have prevented a gang shooting at the National Zoo in Washington, DC.

"Is Gun Control Reducing Murder Rates?" , Shotgun News, August 21, 2000, 18-19.

An analysis of changing murder rates 1978-1998.

"Judicial Strategy" , Shotgun News, September 18, 2000, 22-23.

Why NRA does what it does--and doesn't--in the courts.

 “Disarming Errors”, National Review, October 9, 2000, 54-55.

A review of the problems with Michael A. Bellesiles’s Arming America.

"Antigunners Admit Brady Failed" , Shotgun News, October 16, 2000, 20-21.

Two prominent antigun criminologists study the effects of the Brady Law--and admit that it didn't reduce murder rates.

 "Bellesiles's Arming America: Worse Than Wrong" , Shotgun News, November 20, 2000, 24-26.

The first part of an analysis of Professor Michael Bellesiles's provocative, wrong, and even intentionally deceptive book about guns in early America.

 "Arming America: Part II" , Shotgun News, December 18, 2000, 22-23.

Second part of the above.

 "Arming America: Part III" , Shotgun News, January 15, 2001, 16-17.

Third part of the above.

  "California Legal Handguns" , Shotgun News, February 12, 2001, 16-17.

How to keep from going to prison in California.

 "Behind Enemy Lines" , Shotgun News, March 1, 2001, 18-19.

The cultural divide in America, as reflected in the election results.

  "This is Entertainment?" , Shotgun News, April 9, 2001, 20-21.

Why gun owners should care about violence in movies.

 "The Canaries Are Dying" , Shotgun News, May 1, 2001, 18.

Warning signs of the cultural problems that are driving the violence.

  "Gun Control in Colonial New England" , Shotgun News, June 1, 2001, 12.

Gun regulation in colonial New England.

"Gun Control in Colonial New England Part II" , Shotgun News, July 16, 2001, 16-17.

More about gun regulation in colonial New England.

 "Gun Control in the Middle and Southern Colonies", Shotgun News, August 1, 2001, 16.

Gun regulation in the colonial Middle and Southern colonies.

 "Executing a Terrorist", Shotgun News, September 17, 2001, 16-18.

Timothy McVeigh, John Brown, and what's wrong with "an eye for an eye."

"Another Victory", Shotgun News, October 15, 2001, 18-20.

The long string of victories for gun manufacturers--and gun owners--as the courts rule against "negligent marketing" suits.

"America's First Firearms Product Liability Suit?", Shotgun News, November 19, 2001, 18-19.

A firearms product liablity suit--in the seventeenth century.

"Aiming High: Guns as Fireworks in American History", Shotgun News, December 17, 2001, 18-19.

An examination of the history of using guns as fireworks--and the hazards involved.

"Gun Control on the Ropes", Shotgun News, January, 2002.  (Sorry, I don't have the exact page numbers, I didn't receive my copy.)

What September 11th did to the gun control movement in America.

"Talking to Gun Control Advocates", Shotgun News, February 1, 2002, 18-20.

Lessons learned from talking to gun control advocates outside a gun show in California.

"Values Have Value", Shotgun News, March 18, 2002, 20-21.

In which I reflect on the importance of values, now that I have successfully moved out of California.

"The Emerson Decision: What It Means For Gun Owners", Handguns, March, 2002, 18-21, 67.

What the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in USA v. Emerson means to gun owners.

"The Final Chapter of Arming America?", Shotgun News, April, 15, 2002, 20-22.

The scandal involving Arming America just keeps getting bigger and bigger.

"Rights and Revolution", Shotgun News, May 6, 2002, 24-25.

When do the people have the right "to alter or abolish" their government by force?  This is an important article, especially if someone you know starts to talk a little too glibly about starting a revolution.  I consider this the finest short essay that I have ever written.

"Secure Your Guns", Shotgun News, May 7, 2002, 18-19.  (How does Shotgun News have two issues one day apart?  I don't know.)

The importance of securing your guns for your loved ones, to avoid arming burglars, and to prevent tragedies that play into the hands of gun control advocates.

"Good News from Ohio", Shotgun News, June 17, 2002, 20-22.

The Ohio Court of Appeals rules that Ohio's ban on concealed carrying of a handgun is unconstitutional.

"The Justice Department Discovers the 2nd Amendment," Shotgun News, July 15, 2002, 18-20.

The Justice Department acknowledges that the Second Amendment protects an individual right--and what that means, and doesn't mean, for gun owners.

"The Peaceable Kingdom?" Books & Culture: A Christian Review, July/August 2002, 29.

My somewhat critical review of Joyce Malcolm's new book Guns and Violence: The English Experience (Harvard University Press, 2002).

"Checking Sources," Shotgun News, August 19, 2002, 18-20.

Why you shouldn't trust every amazing or wonderful pro-gun quote that you see.

"Caesar's Wife," Shotgun News, September 16, 2002, 18-19.

The importance of integrity and style in promoting the pro-gun agenda.

"What Caliber Do You Use For Your Dragons?", Shotgun News, October 14, 2002, 21-22.

A movie review of Reign of Fire.

"Gun Laws Under The Influence,"Shotgun News, November 18, 2002, 20-22.

California's new firearms product liability law, and why even those who don't live in the West Coast "open ward" need to be worried.

"Ballistic Fingerprinting,"Shotgun News, December 16, 2002, 20-22.

Why ballistic fingerprinting won't work.

"Praise the Lord! & Pass the Ammunition," America's First Freedom, January, 2003, 36-37.  (Their title for the article, not mine.)

Examines the colonial laws requiring you to bring your gun to church.  I have added the footnotes back in that they took out.

"Two New Shall-Issue States," Shotgun News, May 1, 2003, 20-21.

Michigan and Colorado go non-discretionary.

"The J. Curtis Earl Arms Museum,"Shotgun News, June 1, 2003, 20-21.

An arms museum in Boise, Idaho, that is worth your visit.  Lots of pictures!

"Two Important Bills," Shotgun News, July 1, 2003, 18-19.

Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act and Bush's sneaky strategy concerning the renewal of the federal assault weapons ban.

"Alaska Adopts Vermont Carry,"Shotgun News, August 1, 2003, 18-19.

Alaska allows concealed carry without a permit.

"Victory on Many Fronts," Shotgun News, September 1, 2003, 18-20.

Changes in concealed weapon laws in Oklahoma, North Carolina, and Delaware.  Firearms liability law change in New Hampshire.  Wisconsin Supreme Court decision in State of Wisconsin v. Cole (Wisc. 2003) and State of Wisconsin v. Hamadan (Wisc. 2003).

"Hunting in Early America," Shotgun News, October 1, 2003, 16-17.

Hunting in early America: game laws, government bounties, and unsportsmanlike practices.

"Victory in Missouri," Shotgun News, November 1, 2003, 18-20.

Non-discretionary concealed carry law passes in Missouri.

"Extremism in Defense of Liberty--Does Not Win in Court," Shotgun News, December 1, 2003, 22-23.

Winning our rights back piece by piece isn't very satisfying--but it is more likely to be successful than an extreme challenge to the current gun control laws.

"Judicial Review: Good and Bad,"Shotgun News, January 1, 2004, 18-20.

Why trusting the courts to protect our right to keep and bear arms is a two-edged sword.

"Why This Supreme Court Can't Be Trusted," Shotgun News, February 1, 2004, 22-23.

What the decision McConnell v. Federal Election Commission (2003) tells us about the U.S. Supreme Court's ability to read.

"Victory in Ohio," Shotgun News, March 1, 2004, 20-22.

Another victory for non-discretionary concealed weapon permit policies.

"Victory in Missouri,  Again--Sort Of," Shotgun News, April 1, 2004, 9.

The Missouri Supreme Court rules that the Missouri legislature may issue concealed handgun licenses.

"All For the Want of a Nail,"Shotgun News, April 20, 2004, 69.

How the Bellesiles lies about the history of guns in America were spread around the world by the Department of State.

"Nuisance Lawsuits and Assault Weapons," Shotgun News, May 1, 2004, 22-23.

Why the NRA had to kill the nuisance lawsuit ban bill.

"The Dangers of 'Reasonable Regulation',"Shotgun News, May 10, 2004, 9.

Two cases that illustrate the necessity for, and the hazards of allowing "reasonable regulation" of gun ownership.

"Concealed Handgun Laws: A Smorgasbord," Shotgun News, June 1, 2004, 11.

News about concealed handgun laws in Washington State, Kansas, and Minnesota.

"Innocents Betrayed," Shotgun News, June 10, 2004, 11.

A review of Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership's new movie, Innocents Betrayed.

"How Many Defensive Gun Uses?"Shotgun News, July 1, 2004, 20-21.

The problems of measuring civilian defensive gun uses.

"Concealed Carry on University Campuses," Shotgun News, July 10, 2004, p. 11.

The University of Utah attempts to tell the Utah legislature who is in charge.

"Take Him To Detroit!" Shotgun News, August 1, 2004, p. 11.

The results of Michigan's 2001 non-discretionary concealed handgun permit law.

"Lawsuits Against Concealed Carry," Shotgun News, August 20, 2004, p. 11.

Lawsuits attempting to overturn non-discretionary concealed weapon permit laws--gun controllers telling the legislature that they don't have the right to pass gun control laws.

"Publishing Lists of Permitholders,"Shotgun News, September 1, 2004, pp. 20-21.

The efforts of newspapers to discourage concealed weapon permits by publishing names of permitholders.

"New Jersey Concealed Weapon Permits," Shotgun News, October 1, 2004, p. 9.

Don't go into shock--but a New Jersey court tells the government that it is being unreasonable about issuing a concealed weapon permit.

"The Henry Family of Gunsmiths,"Shotgun News, October 20, 2004, p. 9.

The Henry Family, early American gunsmiths, and what I found digging through their papers.

"Gun Safety Regulation in Early America," Shotgun News, November 1, 2004, pp. 18-19.

Gun safety regulations in colonial America and the early Republic.

"After The Election," Shotgun News, November 10, 2004, p. 9.

In which I rant and rave at gun owners who might have helped Kerry win the election.

"Persuading Other Gun Owners,"Shotgun News, December 1, 2004, p. 9.

The problem of persuading gun owners to vote against gun banners.

"The Hatred After the Election," Shotgun News, December 20, 2004, p. 9.

The extraordinary hatred the left displayed after the election--and gun owners were part of their hate.

"Illinois Does Two Things Right," Shotgun News, January 1, 2005, pp. 22-23.

The Illinois Supreme Court and the Illinois legislature do nice things for gun owners.  Is someone putting LSD in the water?

"Showing Their True Colors," Shotgun News, February 1, 2005, pp. 20-21.

San Francisco's attempt to ban handguns again.

"The Department of Justice Issues an Opinion," Shotgun News, March 1, 2005, pp. 20-21.

The U.S. Department of Justice issues a formal opinion that the Second Amendment protects an individual right to keep and bear arms.

"Integrity & Real History," Shotgun News, April 1, 2005, pp. 22-23.

You've heard about dishonest historians, falsifying history to suit the gun banner agenda.  Now it's time to recognize the honest historians.

"Counting Gunsmiths in Early America," Shotgun News, May 1, 2005, pp. 24-25.

The problems of counting gunsmiths in early America--and yes, there were more than a "handful."

"Duty to Retreat," Shotgun News, June 1, 2005, 22-23.

Recent actions from courts in New York and the Florida legislature concerning the duty to retreat rather than use deadly force.

"What Is A Felony?" Shotgun News, July 1, 2005, 24-25.

The U.S. Supreme Court rules that people convicted of murder, rape, and terrorism in foreign courts are allowed to own guns in the U.S.--but Americans convicted of odometer fraud are not.

"Drugs, Guns, & Commerce" Shotgun News, August 1, 2005, pp. 26-27.

Lessons to be learned from the Raich decision--and why the drug law cases have relevance to gun owners.

"Replacing Justice O'Connor" Shotgun News, September 1, 2005, pp. 20-21.

The battle over the next Supreme Court justices.

"Defending Self-Defense" Shotgun News, October 1, 2005, pp. 20-21.

Do you have a right to defend yourself?  Some people don't think so.

"Lord of the Flies, Cajun Style"Shotgun News, November 1, 2005, pp. 20-21.

Violence and gun control after Hurricane Katrina.  But also read the following month's article.

"Odds & Ends" Shotgun News, December 1, 2005, pp. 20-21.

Some corrections--and questions--about immediate post-Katrina coverage--and observations on Britain's emerging culture of America-inspired hip-hop gun violence.

"A Tale of Two Referendums," Shotgun News, January 1, 2006, pp. 20-21.

Gun control referenda in Brazil and San Francisco.

"The Perfect Is The Enemy of the Good," Shotgun News, February 1, 2006, pp. 28-29.

Why demanding ideological perfection from political candidates is a good way to elect antigunners.

"Washington State's Open Carry Ban," Shotgun News, March 1, 2006, pp. 26-27.

The interesting history of Washington State's ban on open carry, which suggests that it was not intended as a general ban on open carrying of firearms, but a way to prevent the Black Panthers from walking into the statehouse armed.

"News From All Over," Shotgun News, April 1, 2006, pp. 26-28

It has been a busy month: stupidity in Wisconsin; intelligence in Canada; tragedy in California.

"Amending the Maryland Constitution," Shotgun News, May 1, 2006, pp. 26-28

The proposal to amend the Maryland State Constitution to include a right to keep and bear arms.

"Victories in Kansas and Nebraska," Shotgun News, June 1, 2006, pp. 26-28

Concealed carry victories in Kansas and Nebraska.

"The Wisconsin Supreme Court Defines 'Reasonable'," Shotgun News, July 1, 2006, pp. 26-28

The Wisconsin Supreme Court makes two decisions about what the Wisconsin Supreme Court's right to keep and bear arms provision means.

"Odds and Ends," Shotgun News, August 1, 2006

A mishmash of amusing and sometimes sad news about gun rights.

"Lifetime Licenses," Shotgun News, September 1, 2006

The move towards lifetime concealed carry licenses.

"Emergency Gun Confiscations," Shotgun News, October 1, 2006

Disarming law-abiding citizens of New Orleans after Katrina.

"George Bush Is Not Running," Shotgun News, November 1, 2006

As much as you are unhappy with George Bush, why giving the Democrats control of Congress will be a mistake.

"School Shootings,"Shotgun News, December 1, 2006

Lessons from the recent school shootings.

"A Tough Two Years," Shotgun News, January 1, 2007

What gun owners have to look forward to because of the Democratic victory.

"Two Victories," Shotgun News, February 1, 2007

A minor victory in the Washington Supreme Court; a major victory in the Ohio legislature.

"Originalism Matters," Shotgun News, March 1, 2007

Originalism and other methods of judicial interpretation.

"Is Compromise A Dirty Word?" Shotgun News, April 1, 2007, pp. 26-27

Why compromise for gun owners doesn't have to be a dirty word; it can even be a method of winning.

"Parker v. D.C.," Shotgun News, May 1, 2007

A major victory for gun owners in the DC gun control law suit.

"Machine Guns in the Classroom," Shotgun News, June 1, 2007, pp. 26-27

How my wife teaches literature with machine guns. The students are very attentive.

"Psychosis and Tragedy," Shotgun News, July 1, 2007, pp. 26-28

The intersection of mental illness and gun violence--and why gun owners should care about the problems of mental illness and deinstitutionalization.

"Psychosis and Tragedy, Part 2," Shotgun News, August 1, 2007, pp. 26-28, 30

The rest of the story.

"HR 2640: Sensible Solution or Trojan Horse?," Shotgun News, September 1, 2007, pp. 28, 30, 32

The concerns that many have about HR 2640--and why I think it is a net gain for gun owners.

"Books & Movies," Shotgun News, October 1, 2007, pp. 30-32

Short reviews of several books and movies of interest to gun owners.

"Assault Weapons and Identity Theft," Shotgun News, November 1, 2007, pp. 32, 34

A tragic killing in Florida, and what it tells us about the so-called "gun show loophole," and a real problem with the national background check system.

"Guns, Alcohol, and Laws," Shotgun News, December 1, 2007, pp. 26-27

"The DC Suit," Shotgun News, January 1, 2008, pp. 28, 30

The upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case concerning the DC gun control law--and what I am doing to help.

"Heroes and Tragedy," Shotgun News, February 1, 2008, pp. 32, 34

Some sobering lessons from recent mass murders: mental illness, gun-free zones, and heroes like Jeanne Assam.

"Is The Militia Obsolete?" Shotgun News, March 1, 2008, pp. 24, 26

Is the unorganized militia obsolete? It has been called out a lot more recently than you might realize.

"The D.C. Suit Parade," Shotgun News, April 1, 2008, pp. 28-29

The most astonishing collection of amicus briefs on our side of D.C. v. Heller (2008)--and the relatively few amicus briefs filed on the other side.

"The Heller Oral Arguments," Shotgun News, May 1, 2008, pp. 24, 26

I went to D.C. for the oral arguments--and reasons for hope.

"Standards of Review," Shotgun News, June 1, 2008, pp. 22-24

What are "standards of review," and how does this apply to the Heller decision?

"Are You Clinging To Your Guns?" Shotgun News, July 1, 2008, pp. 22-23

What does Senator Obama really think of gun owners?

"President Obama and the Heller Decision," Shotgun News, August 1, 2008, pp. 20-21

How President Obama could--and probably would--make the Heller decision meaningless.

"The Heller Victory," Shotgun News, September 1, 2008, pp. 24-26

What the Heller decision really means for gun owners. The war isn't over--but we have won an impressive first battle.

The Heller Aftermath," Shotgun News, October 1, 2008, pp. 22-24

The aftershocks of the Heller decision.

"She Can Field Dress A Moose—A Donkey Will Be Easy!", Shotgun News, November 1, 2008, pp. 30-32

My overly optimistic hopes for Vice President Palin to drag McCain across the finish line.

"Gun Shows and Public Safety," Shotgun News, December 1, 2008, pp. 20-21

A surprising study concludes that gun shows do not endanger public safety.

"Big Trouble," Shotgun News, January 1, 2009, pp. 22-24

Gun owners are in for a world of hurt from President Obama.

"A Nation of Marksmen," America's First Freedom, January, 2009, 37-41.

How accurate were soldiers of the American Revolution?

"Parks, D.C. Dragging Their Feet," Shotgun News, February 1, 2009, pp. 22-24

Struggles to get the National Park Service and the District of Columbia to obey the Heller decision.

"Post-Heller Victories," Shotgun News, March 1, 2009, pp. 20-22

Some gratifying but expected victories because of the Heller decision.

"Is the Militia Obsolete?", America's First Freedom, March 2009, 38-41.

The surprisingly recent call-up of the unorganized militia to deal with the threat of invasion.

"Speak Softly and Carry a Big Video Camera," Shotgun News, April 1, 2009, pp. 20-22

Why we're losing the political battle--and how we can turn this around.

"Poor Mexico: So Far From God, And So Close to the United States," Shotgun News, May 1, 2009, pp. 26-28

The narcoterrorism struggle in Mexico--and how the Obama Administration tried to use it to justify gun control in America.

"Ninth Circuit Victory," Shotgun News, June 1, 2009, pp. 22-25

Victory in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals: Nordyke v. King (2009).

"Of Democrats and Cannibal Flatworms," Shotgun News, July 1, 2009, pp. 26-27

How Democrats in Congress demonstrated an ability to learn from pushing gun control in the past.

"National Concealed Carry?" Shotgun News, August 1, 2009, pp. 28-30

Congress considers a national concealed carry permit law.

"Home Alone... With A Gun," Shotgun News, September 1, 2009, pp. 22-24

Guns, kids, and no adult supervision.

"How To Lose Friends," Shotgun News, October 1, 2009, pp. 20-21

Open carry is sometimes not a good way to make friends.

"What Arms Are Protected?" Shotgun News, November 1, 2009, pp. 20-23

Determining what "arms" are protected by the Second Amendment: an exercise in originalism.

"Preparing for McDonald v. Chicago," Shotgun News, December 1, 2009, pp. 22-24

My work in assisting in preparation for the appeal of McDonald v. Chicago to the U.S. Supreme Court.

"Ft. Hood Massacre," Shotgun News, January 1, 2010, pp. 22-23

Chicago Mayor Daley thinks the Fort Hood massacre is an argument for more gun control; I argue it is an argument for less Political Correctness.

"Cases That Should Not Have Been Filed," Shotgun News, February 1, 2010, pp. 22-24

There are lawsuits tht should not have been filed because they were guaranteed to turn out badly for the right to keep and bear arms.

"Tick Tick," Shotgun News, March 1, 2010, pp. 18-19

The clock is running out for restrictive gun control in America.

There are lawsuits tht should not have been filed because they were guaranteed to turn out badly for the right to keep and bear arms.

"Still Ticking," Shotgun News, April 1, 2010, pp. 20-21

State v. Sieyes (Wash. 2010) strikes another blow against gun control based on D.C. v. Heller (2008).

"The Right to Bear Longbows," Shotgun News, May 1, 2010, pp. 28-29

The right to bear arms goes back further than guns.

"Arizona Goes Vermont," Shotgun News, June 1, 2010, pp. 24-25

Arizona repeals its concealed weapon permit requirement (mostly); Iowa goes shall-issue.

"Early American Gunsmithing: A Family Affair," Shotgun News, July 1, 2010, pp. 22-23; August 1, 2010, pp. 30-31

The family nature of early American gunsmithing--published in two parts.

"The McDonald Case," Shotgun News, September 1, 2010, pp. 20-22

Our victory in the McDonald v. Chicago (2010) case.

"A World Turned Upside Down," Shotgun News, October 1, 2010, pp. 22-23

A series of astonishing victories in the lower courts building on McDonald v. Chicago (2010).

"Tactical Solutions," Shotgun News, November 1, 2010, pp. 18-19

I tour a Boise gun manufacturer. I had some problems converting this to HTML because of the pictures, and to be honest, it isn't one of the more important articles that I have ever written.

"Concealed Carry and Strict Scrutiny," Shotgun News, December 1, 2010, pp. 20-22

State v. Schultz, a Wisconsin circuit court decision that seems to impose strict scrutiny on concealed carry laws. There is less here than it first appears.

"Gun Control and the Death of a Thousand Cuts," Shotgun News, January 1, 2011, pp. 26-28

How we are winning the battle for gun control, one slice at a time, not only in the courts, but in the hearts and minds of the people.