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.
Bearing Arms editor Cam Edwards provides a daily dose of 2nd Amendment news and commentary, alongside interviews with experts, newsmakers, and gun rights activists from across the country.
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Third Time The Charm For Florida Campus Carry Bill?
For a third straight session a Florida lawmaker has introduced a bill that would enable concealed carry licensees to lawfully carry on college and university campuses. The state's higher ed lobby is already speaking out against the proposal, but as Cam explains, the measure makes sense from both a constitutional and practical perspective.
Baltimore's Bright Idea To Reduce Crime: Focus On The Criminals
As far as strategies go, it's much better than passing more gun control laws aimed at legal gun owners, but as Cam explains, the city's new "focused deterrence" effort targeting the most violent offenders seems to be long on carrots and short on sticks.
A 2A Game Of Telephone
You may have seen some recent headlines about the "first big gun rights case in years" going to the Supreme Court. As it turns out, many media outlets are putting the card before the horse, because the case they're talking about hasn't been accepted by SCOTUS yet. Cam explores why the misleading headlines are popping up now, and the 2A case that the Supreme Court actually will consider in conference next week.
ATF Pistol Brace Shenanigans, A Sign Of Things To Come?
It's looking increasingly likely that the ATF is going to be a weaponized tool of gun control activists in an upcoming Biden administration. Alex Bosco, the head of SB Tactical, joins Cam for an update on the continued push by ATF officials to go after pistol braces, the companies that make them, and the millions of legally-purchased firearms that come equipped with the accessory.
Virginia Gun Owners Plan To Send A "Moving Message" To Northam
The 2021 Lobby Day rally hosted by the Virginia Citizens Defense League is going to look a little different than it has in years past, with a massive mobile caravan planned to deliver a pro-2A message to state lawmakers and Gov. Ralph Northam. VCDL president Philip Van Cleave joins Cam on the program with details on how you can be a part of the roving rally.
Concealed Carry Application Leads To Innocent Man Being Arrested
Martin Jones was a Dean's List student at Kennesaw State University when he was arrested for criminal property damage. The only problem? Jones was innocent, but a warrant was issued for his arrest because his name, like all other concealed carry applicants, had been placed on a countywide database of names used by law enforcement to track criminal suspects.
Cam has more details on the outrageous story, and the lawsuit that Jones is now pursuing against the Albany, Georgia police department and the Dougherty County Sheriff's Office.