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"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."

"Before a standing army can rule, the people must be disarmed; as they are in almost every kingdom of Europe. The supreme power in America cannot enforce unjust laws by the sword; because the whole body of the people are armed, and constitute a force superior to any bands of regular troops that can be, on any pretense, raised in the United States."
-Noah Webster, An Examination into the Leading Principles of the federal Constitution (1787) in Pamphlets to the Constitution of the United States (P. Ford, 1888).

This page is dedicated to discussion and sources of information concerning The Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America as ratified by the states,  December 15, 1791, taken from what is known as the "Bill of Rights."
Check back often, as this page will be updated frequently.

Staunch Defenders Of Our Second Amendment Rights, & Several Excellent Sources For Up To Date Second Amendment Issues!

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Gun Owners of America

Gun Owners of America is perhaps the most consistent no nonesense pro Second Amendment lobby we have. GOA, in addition to sponsering an E-Mail Alert Network where you may sign up and be notified by e-mail as to when you can make a critical difference on important Second Amendment issues, also has the GOA Legislative Action Center, where they make it very easy to look up your elected officials simply by typing in your zip-code into their search feature.
Strongly recommended as an easy and efficient tool to use when alerting YOUR elected officials of your views regarding important Second Amendment issues.

Gun Owners of America Legislative Action Center

The Virginia Citizens Defense League (VCDL) was founded in October 1994 as the Northern Virginia Citizens Defense League (NVCDL). The group experienced enormous growth in membership statewide and was incorporated as VCDL in May of 1998.

VCDL is a non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots organization dedicated to advancing the fundamental human right of all Virginians to keep and bear arms as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution and Article I Section 13 of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The Virginia Citizens Defense League

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Iowa Gun Owners is Iowa’s only No Compromise gun rights organization.

They were formed in January of 2009 to combat Iowa’s abusive “may issue” permit system wherein the county sheriff had the arbitrary power to decide who could carry a gun for self-defense and who could not.

Iowa Gun Owners - Iowa's Only No-Compromise Gun Lobby.

The National Rifle Association of America has as one of it's branches the Institute for Legislative Action. This is an informative site concerning current Second Amendment related issues.

National Rifle Association of America, Institute for Legislative Action

Current Second Amendment Issues

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Take action to defend your gun rights.
-Various Second Amendment Articles of Interest-

Gun Owners Finally Win on Arming Pilots! Year-long battle will result in safer travel!

Instant Background Check: Kill It, Don't Expand It

Ballistic Fingerprinting - Larry Pratt's AJC article debunks the hype of balistic fingerprinting.

"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." The Second Amendment of the United States Constitution


"Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it." Thomas Paine, The American Crisis, Chapter IV, Sept. 12, 1777. Whole Book.


"Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect every one who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are ruined." Patrick Henry, 3 Elliot, Debates at 45 (Virginia Convention, June 5, 1788).

"False is the idea of utility that sacrifices a thousand real advantages for one imaginary or trifling inconvenience; that would take fire from men because it burns, and water because one may drown in it; that has no remedy for evils, except destruction.

"The laws that forbid the carrying of arms are laws of such a nature. They disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes....Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man. Thomas Jefferson's "Commonplace Book," 1774-1776, quoting 18th century criminologist Cesare Beccaria in Chapter 40 of "On Crimes and Punishment", 1764. Chapter. Whole Book.

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NRA - The following organizations have lent monetary, grassroots or some other type of direct support to anti-gun organizations. In many instances, these organizations lent their name in support of specific campaigns to pass anti-gun legislation such as the March 1995 HCI "Campaign to Protect Sane Gun Laws." Many of these organizations were listed as "Campaign Partners," for having pledged to fight any efforts to repeal the Brady Act and the Clinton "assault weapons" ban. All have officially endorsed anti-gun positions. Interesting list of folks!

List of Organizations and Supporters of Anti-Gun Policies

Interesting articles concerning the Second Amendment:

Click the link below to go to an article Mike Bellm wrote concerning Gun Control. Mike has some rather clear thoughts and analysis to offer concerning the premise and motivations of the Gun Control movement and agenda.

Mike Bellm on Gun Control

Below is a link to a very good article, titled "Crime, Deterrence, and Right-to-Carry Concealed Handguns,"

and written by
John R. Lott, Jr.
School of Law
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois 60637
David B. Mustard
Department of Economics
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois 60637

40 Reasons To Implement Gun Control -- Satire

Here are some links to folks whose interest and efforts lay in protecting our Second Amendment rights. We list those below which we can recommend in good conscience for your support:

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Gun Owners of America

Gunowners of America

Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership

Virginia Citizens Defense League, Inc.

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