ACLU Lawsuit Claims State Permit Rules Violate 1st Amendment

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IRS’s Lerner, Treasury secretly drafted new rules to restrict nonprofits: DC
Obama “Dreamer” hero kills two girls: FlopAce
Government hiding what people are buying with SNAP food stamps: Kathryn Watson

Brian Terry’s Brother Slams Eric Holder: Matthew Boyle
A Tale of Two Droughts: Victor Davis Hanson
Think power inequality: Jonah Goldberg

No Keystone Or ObamaCare Bailout Repeal For Debt Ceiling Hike: Ace
Human Rights – another modernist evil: Charlton Teaching
Conservatives: Ready for… Jeb Bush?: Ace


All Your Children Are Belong to Us: Globl
Outrageous: Politicized NLRB Re-Ignites Election Rule: Sara Noble
Union reps reportedly intimidate VW employees ahead of vote: BPR

Voters in Bankrupt San Bernardino Sweep Pro-Union Types from Office: Mish
Dear Lord – shoot me now. I don’t believe what I’m seeing…: Adrienne
Hot New Trend: Carefree Hipsters Go For Funemployment, Starve-cation: IowaHawk (2009)

Scandal Central

Documents show IRS secretly regulated Tea Party groups, hid from public: WZ
New IRS Head Apologizes to Conservatives for Scandal Obama Doesn’t Think Exists: JWF
My Second Open Letter to Mike Lawlor — On “Nightcrawlers” and Treason Played for Laughs: SSI

Climate & Energy

EPA Bans Most Wood Burning Stoves In a Corrupt Scheme, Fireplaces Next: Sara Noble
Don’t Blame Climate Change for the California Drought : Charles C. W. Cooke
Climate Projection: Mark Steyn


Will Fox Again be Targeted by the Obama Administration?: Hideout
Caution: You’re Entering The Spin Zone: MOTUS
The New York Times achieves Anagnorisis on Obamacare: Moe Lane

The Worst Idea in the World: R.S. McCain
Time laying off hundreds of employees?: R.S. McCain
Megyn Kelly Crushes James Carville Over Obama Whining About Fox: IJR


China Military Spending Surges: Breitbart
Susan Rice blasts Israel for ‘Personal Attacks’: Breitbart
How About a “Comprehensive” Plan to Deport Illegals?: CFP

Groundhog Day for Islam: Daniel Greenfield
US condemns planned construction in East Jerusalem: Times of Israel
Laughingstock: Israeli settlers publish spoof mocking John Kerry’s incompetence: BPR

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)

NBC: All Visitors to Sochi Olympics Immediately Hacked: WS
Texas health system attacked, data on more than 400K compromised: Adam Greenberg, SCMag
Verizon denies benefiting from net neutrality ruling, throttling Netflix: Russell Holly


I swear, you write one little post on how to bring down the grid and you never hear the end of it: Bob Owens
‘Il Silenzio.’ I have to admit, I wept listening to this.: SSI
Seahawks: We cracked Peyton Manning’s hand-signals: Daily Mail

Image: US condemns planned construction in East Jerusalem
Today’s Larwyn’s Linx sponsored by: Fire Mitch McConnell: support Matt Bevin for Senate

QOTD: “The people amnesty helps are Democrats, who get multiple millions of new voters, and the soulless rich, who don’t care about the country and don’t care about the culture. They just want cheap labor.

Instead of standing up for the long-suffering middle class that is the backbone of the Republican Party — much less the lower class lionized in so many Bruce Springsteen songs — Christie sided with Silicon Valley billionaires and Wall Streeters on their servant problem, while also helping Democrats with their demographic problem.

A few months later, Christie doubled down on amnesty by granting in-state tuition to illegal aliens.

There isn’t a wall high enough to stop illegal immigrants from sneaking across the border when the reward waiting on the other side is free health care, jobs, driver’s licenses and college tuition subsidized by American taxpayers.” —Ann Coulter

Doug Ross @ Journal

Victory for Self Defense as Judge Rules Students Can Keep Guns on College Campuses

selfdefenseAll over America local and state governments are attempting to restrict the individual’s ability to protect themselves from harm by banning the ownership, possession, and carrying of firearms for self defense. So much so that even businesses and quasi-government entities are jumping aboard the bandwagon.

But every time they try to pass legislation or regulations contrary to the spirit and letter of the Second Amendment, advocates for gun rights step in to fight the good fight.

The latest victory comes from Florida, where 24-year old college student and mother Alexandria Lainez was threatened with expulsion and arrest for her decision to keep a firearm in her car while attending class.

Florida Carry Inc. and  Alexandria Lainez vs. the University of North Florida centered around Lainez’s ability to store a gun in her vehicle while attending classes at UNF so she would have available for self-defense while traveling to and from campus.

Lainez is a young mother, Friday said, “and she takes seriously her responsibility to protect herself and her child.”

Lainez, who’s 24 and has had a concealed weapons permit for three years, said she takes firearms safety and training pretty seriously, too. A Jacksonville resident with a half-hour one-way commute to school, she said she’s working to get students at other schools interested in gun training, too.

“I think it’s pretty important to be able to protect myself and my son, especially with that long commute to and from school.”

And making that commute armed means storing the gun on UNF property.

UNF regulations prohibit weapons on campus. According to the student handbook printed in 2011 when the case was filed, expressly threatened that violators could be arrested.

“No college or university has the authority” to make such a regulation, Friday said.

Lainez, a member of Florida Carry, sued UNF to change the regulation, but lost at trial to UNF’s argument that it could ban weapons because state law allowed school districts to do so. UNF argued that since it’s a school, it should be considered like a public school district.

In Tuesday’s decision, the 1st District Court of Appeal ruled otherwise.

“From the beginning, the argument was an absurdity in my mind,” Friday said.

But the broader issue, Friday said, involved the powers of local governments – such as counties and cities – to violate gun rights through control ordinances that in effect in one part of the state but not another, putting gun owners at risk of arrest depending on the jurisdiction.

It’s a gun rights battle being fought in other states – where officials in places like libraries and bus companies try to make petty authority grounds for violating constitutional rights.


It’s simple:

A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.

If Alexandria Lainez was getting into her car after dark and was attacked, how long would it take campus security to arrive?

And if they did arrive, by what legal statutes do they have to act in Lainez’s defense?

There are none.

If the perpetrator of a crime was armed, and campus security chose not to get involved, there would be no one there to save her. This has been upheld by the courts. A police officer, and by extension a private security employee, is not required to get involved if they feel their life is in danger.

Thus, as any responsible individual and parent should do, Ms. Lainez has taken it upon herself to protect her and her child’s life by arming herself.

She is not going to go out and murder a schoolroom full of children, or theater goers, or anyone else. She is intent on defending herself if the situation calls for it.

And according to the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States, the law of the land says she has every right to do so.

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