With gun rights under fire, are you 'all in' for 2012?

Guns and Gear | AWR Hawkins, Ph.D.
Mitt Romney

A victory for Obama will be a defeat for the Second Amendment.

Why the contempt vote against Holder matters

Feature:Opinion | AWR Hawkins, Ph.D.
Eric Holder

The vote has both short-term and long-term implications.

The push for micro-stamping is really a push for national gun registration

Guns and Gear | AWR Hawkins, Ph.D.

Micro-stamping is a horribly flawed idea.

Gov. Mitch Daniels and Indiana lawmakers restore gun rights to free men

Gun Laws & Legislation | AWR Hawkins, Ph.D.
The GOP want Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels so badly on the ticket this year, they can taste it. Pros: Conservatives love him for his smarts, experience, and pledge to cut the deficit. Cons: Daniels wouldn't answer Romney's phone call. He told Fox News in late May, "It's not an office I want to hold, expect to hold, have any plans to hold," Daniels told Fox News on May 21. "It's not an office I want to hold, expect to hold, have any plans to hold," he said. "If I thought that call was coming, I would disconnect the phone."

A new Indiana law strengthens the right of law-abiding citizens to defend their homes from intrusion.

Mark Muller: a free man acting free

Guns and Gear | AWR Hawkins, Ph.D.

Muller stood his ground in a 2009 interview with CNN anchor Carol Costello.

Jack's beanstalk, Al Gore's claim that he invented the Internet, and Tina Dupuy's gun control article

Editorial | AWR Hawkins, Ph.D.

The latest fairy tale about gun rights.

Free men acting free

Editorial | AWR Hawkins, Ph.D.

Why freedom and gun control are incompatible.

How are gun rights God-given and inalienable?

Editorial | AWR Hawkins, Ph.D.

Our right to self-defense comes to us from God through nature.

The right to keep and bear arms preceded the Second Amendment

Guns and Gear | AWR Hawkins, Ph.D.

People have to stop viewing the Bill of Rights as the source of our rights.

Harvard professor shamelessly attacks the NRA, the Second Amendment, the Founding Fathers and you

Editorial | AWR Hawkins, Ph.D.

A review of Jill Lepore’s New Yorker article, ‘Battleground America.’

Stand Your Ground laws and the dignity of human life

Guns and Gear | AWR Hawkins, Ph.D.

Why the controversial self-defense laws are so important.

Rep. Chip Cravaack: Armed pilots our last line of defense

Guns and Gear | AWR Hawkins, Ph.D.

An interview with the congressman who’s leading the fight to save the Federal Flight Deck Officers program.

Federal judge: Americans can bear the arms they keep

Guns and Gear | AWR Hawkins, Ph.D.

On Thursday, Judge Malcolm J. Howard ruled that an emergency prohibition on carrying firearms in public violated the Second Amendment.

The Second Amendment: the linchpin of the Bill of Rights

Guns and Gear | AWR Hawkins, Ph.D.

Without it, the wheels of liberty would undoubtedly fly off.

Tell the government our guns are not theirs to take

Editorial | AWR Hawkins, Ph.D.

Supporters of the Second Amendment need to stand up to anti-gun politicians.

Free men don't dial 911

Guns and Gear | AWR Hawkins, Ph.D.

Americans have become too dependent on the state for protection.

No guns, no freedom

Guns and Gear | AWR Hawkins, Ph.D.

As Mahatma Gandhi recognized, a disarmed person is not a free person.

US district judge: The right to bear arms is justification for doing so

Guns and Gear | AWR Hawkins, Ph.D.

It’s a decision our Founding Fathers would cheer.

Obama administration: Guns can cross international borders, but oil can't

Guns and Gear | AWR Hawkins, Ph.D.

Jay Carney says that one of the issues with the Keystone pipeline is that it would cross an international border. That’s interesting in light of Fast and Furious.

US Supreme Court: Citizens must be permitted to use handguns for self-defense

Guns and Gear | AWR Hawkins, Ph.D.

The majority opinion in McDonald v. Chicago is full of valuable information about the Second Amendment.