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Conservatives take on the NRA over deal on disclosure bill

Conservatives have allies in the House GOP conference, who are reportedly dismayed over the sell-out while not going out of their way to attack the NRA. This afternoon, however, Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio) hinted at his position by sending members of his Twitter feed to a Wall Street Journal editorial with an unmistakable slant: "The NRA sells out to Democrats on the First Amendment."

By David Weigel  |  June 16, 2010; 6:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Second Amendment  
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The coming GOP attack on Kagan and guns

So definitely expect to hear this again. Republicans feel they they've opened up a new front, and they have the high ground.

By David Weigel  |  June 4, 2010; 2:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Second Amendment , Supreme Court  
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Taking the oath, and other Second Amendment March scenes

Here are some of my photos of Monday's big Second Amendment events, as well as a video of a mass taking of the organization's oath.

By David Weigel  |  April 19, 2010; 5:51 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Second Amendment  | Tags: Bill of Rights, Constitution, Government, Law, NRA, National Rifle Association, Second Amendment to the United States Constitution, United States  
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Pro-Second Amendment marchers fear much more than gun laws

During the lengthy, sparsely attended Second Amendment March on the Mall, I sought out specific gripes about the Obama administration and Democrats in Congress. In what ways had the governing party restricted the Second Amendment rights of protesters? The answer: It hasn't. Not yet.

By David Weigel  |  April 19, 2010; 5:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  Second Amendment  | Tags: Barack Obama, Democratic Party, Presidency of Barack Obama, Right to keep and bear arms, Second Amendment, Second Amendment to the United States Constitution, United States, United States Congress  
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The brief history of a gun rally crasher

"Treason! Treason!" The attendees of the Second Amendment March who'd gathered near a fence where media had set up cameras spun their heads around to look at the woman shouting those words, threatening to interrupt a speech by Arizona...

By David Weigel  |  April 19, 2010; 3:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  Second Amendment  | Tags: Bill Clinton, China, Gun Control, Maryland, Right to keep and bear arms, Second Amendment to the United States Constitution, United States, Video camera  
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Talking tea parties on C-Span

I'm headed out for a bit to check on one of today's two pro-Second Amendment rallies -- the Second Amendment March on the mall. In the meantime, here's my appearance from Saturday morning's episode of Washington Journal. Fun facts include...

By David Weigel  |  April 19, 2010; 11:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Second Amendment  | Tags: 2nd Amendment, Bill of Rights, Constitution, Government, Law, Second Amendment March, Second Amendment to the United States Constitution, United States  
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