223Aug 17, 2013
Annual Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Party
Speakers talked about the right to bear arms and other personal freedoms as well as personal responsibility and self-control. Many of the attendees were smoking and drinking beer during this ...
370Feb 22, 2013
Gun Laws and the Second Amendment
Panelists spoke about individual gun rights and efforts to pass gun control legislation. Among the topics they addressed were congressional proposals to enact fuller background checks for ...
19,344Jan 30, 2013
Gun Violence Prevention
Advocates for and against stricter gun-control laws testified at a hearing on gun violence prevention. The hearing was held in part in reaction to the December 2012 elementary school shooting ...
413Aug 11, 2012
Personal Liberties and Gun Rights
David Martosko and Dave Kope spoke about personal freedoms and gun rights at the Independence Institute’s annual Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms Party that the organization created in protest ...
2,203Jul 1, 2010
Kagan Confirmation Hearing, Day 4
The Senate Judiciary Committee held its fourth day of hearings on the appointment of Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated by the retirement of Justice John Paul Stevens. Witnesses ...
1,222Jul 16, 2009
Sotomayor Confirmation Hearing, Day 4, Legal Issues Panel
The Senate Judiciary Committee held its fourth day of hearings on the appointment of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated by the retirement of Justice David Souter.
525Mar 18, 2008
District of Columbia v. Heller Reactions
Representatives of the District of Columbia and Mr. Heller and his attorneys spoke to reporters separately. They answered reporters' questions about details of the two sides of the Second ...
182Mar 13, 2008
Washington, D.C. Gun Control Law
The panelists discussed the U.S. Supreme Court case, District of Columbia v. Heller, which concerns the constitutionality of the District of Columbia’s ban on the private possession of ...
766Nov 15, 2006
Gun Control Debate
A debate on gun control was held between Second Amendment expert David Kopel and gun control advocate Arnie Grossman. The debate was moderated by Cynthia Hessin. Topics included statistics ...
26Feb 26, 1999
Lawsuits Against the Gun Industry
Participants discussed recent lawsuits filed by various cities against gun manufacturers. They focused on the ethical nature of suing gun manufacturers and dealers for the damage that the guns ...
31Jul 30, 1997
Domestic Terrorism Movements
Mr. Kopel and Mr. Dyer talked about domestic terrorism and the response by U.S. law enforcement. Mr. Kopel is the co-author of No More Wacos: What’s Wrong with Federal ...
1,318Aug 3, 1993
The committee heard testimony from several panels on proposals to ban the manufacture and sales of assault rifles in the United States. The panel of citizens affected by assault rifles ...