A new law in my home state of Florida will take effect tomorrow, Oct. 1, and has received national attention, mostly of the sniffy-snots-in-a-snit Liberal variety. In fact, the Brady Foundation has released a PSA warning people about the new danger to innocent visitors to Florida.
Wherefore the hysteria?
The law provides that if attacked in a life-threatening manner (slashing knife, shooting gun, that sort of thing), one may discharge a firearm in self-defense without being obliged to first investigate the possibility of escape. In other words, a true standard of self-defense: “If you are trying to kill me, I can try to kill you first.”
See how we dealt with this back in April when the chair put the bill on the table rather than tabling it… er, I mean when it was the subject of debate and vote.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?