Justices Thomas and Gorsuch: Supreme Court Should Take More Second Amendment Cases

The Supreme Court has only decided two cases on the right to keep and bear arms: D.C. v. Heller and McDonald v. Chicago.

Why Justice Gorsuch Will Have an Immediate (and Big) Impact on the Supreme Court

Gorsuch’s confirmation means that the court once again has the crucial fifth vote needed to sustain the Constitution as written.

Smashing Due Process on Gun Control Is No Way to Fight Terrorism

The key to stopping these types of horrendous terrorist attacks is better counterterrorism policies, not more gun control.

How Long Can D.C. Keep Its Anti-Gun Policies Intact?

A federal court has slapped down the ever-recalcitrant District of Columbia yet again for trying to keep its law-abiding residents from exercising their Second Amendment rights.

Some ‘Routine’ Questions for Obama

Mr. President, you’re a big backer of Common Core. Is that why you can’t seem to do the math when only bad guys are armed in gun-free zones?

Supreme Court Affirms Police Officer’s Felony Conviction for Buying Gun for Law-Abiding Uncle

This column by ACRU Senior Legal Analyst Ken Klukowski was published June 16, 2014 on When purchasing a firearm, federal law makes it a crime to make any false statement about “any fact material to the lawfulness of the sale.” Bruce Abramski is a former police officer in Virginia who purchased a gun for his uncle in Pennsylvania. His…

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Ken Blackwell Destroys MSNBC Gun Control Narrative in One Response

This column by Caleb Howe was published May 26, 2014 on On MSNBC this afternoon, commentator and Republican politician Ken Blackwell was on as part of panel discussion about guns and gun control in the wake of this weekend’s killing spree in Santa Barbara. Host Craig Melvin runs down a laundry list of various ways of saying gun or…

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Bloomberg’s Astroturf Mayors

This column by ACRU Senior Fellow Ken Blackwell was published on October 1, 2013 on The Daily Caller website. By now, you’d think Michael Bloomberg would have learned his lesson. The out-of-touch New York City mayor has lately made it his business to be in everyone else’s business—whether that means trying to decide for New York residents what they are…

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Are Guns the Problem?

This column by ACRU Policy Board Member and Professor of Economics Dr. Walter E. Williams was published October 2, 2013 on Every time there’s a shooting tragedy, there are more calls for gun control. Let’s examine a few historical facts. By 1910, the National Rifle Association had succeeded in establishing 73 NRA-affiliated high-school rifle clubs. The 1911 second edition…

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There They Go Again

This column by ACRU General Counsel Peter Ferrara was published September 25, 2013 on the American Spectator website. So in the end President Obama did not let the Navy Yard tragedy go to “waste.” He finally addressed the nation last Sunday to explain why the deaths of a dozen innocent victims on September 16 should mean more power for him…

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