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New book: Firearms Regulation in the Bill of Rights






Now out. Book available through CreateSpace. Linked here. https://www.createspace.com/6462047 List Price: $25.00 Add to Cart About the author: Margie Burns. PhD, English literature, Rice University. Freelance journalist writing on government, law, and politics. Washington, D.C., region. Many published articles in general-interest and scholarly publications but most writing time for three years has gone into this book, begun late 2012. National issues pursued in depth include… Read More

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“Well regulated,” part 2: Strict constructionism means paid lobbyists?






“Well regulated,” part 2: Strict constructionism means paid lobbyists? Picking up where the previous post left off– “Well regulated” was praise in this country at the time America was born. For eighteenth-century American colonists, well-regulated was everything the ridiculous Georges on the English throne were not. The Swiftian, satire-worthy courts under the British kings were repudiated in the law courts of the new United States,… Read More

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