Mr. Michel has long been recognized as one of the leading authorities on firearms law at both the state and federal level, and has played a significant role in defending and helping to shape 2nd Amendment Rights and legislation for over 2 decades. He has been instrumental in crafting some of the most important legal challenges to legislative efforts that impede gun rights guaranteed in the Constitution and represents may of the most prominent firearms organizations, including the National Rifle Association and the California Rifle and Pistol Association.
The only thing cigarettes and guns have in common is that they both produce smoke. But if a pack of duplicitous San Francisco lawyers gets their way, your guns will soon be classified as a public health hazard and regulated like seat belts and Marlboros.
On November 14th, 2013 the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence (LCPGV) held a public meeting that was streamed live to fellow anti-gun activists around the nation. The panel was composed of their own leadership, “journalists” fro [...]More
Nearly 50% of all gun homicides involve only 4% of inner city gangsters. This is common, but not widely publicized, knowledge. It’s a fact deliberately underemphasized by the Brady Campaign, Mayors Against Illegal Guns, the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, and other gun ban advocates at the Happy Acres Home For the Terminally Bewildered. But a recent study by a sociology professor at Yale, who explored a poor Chicago neighborhood, evaluating homicide victims and their associations shoul [...]More
The inane sound bites of ideologues lead to insane “solutions.”
Jesse Jackson comes immediately to mind. He is not alone in the profession of perjurious punditry, but for his sheer artistic flamboyance and misleading memes, he has few peers. This obsolete political warrior and part-time philanderer is well known within inflammatory oratorical circles. Rarely does Jackson speak without saying something ridiculous. Take for example:
“Homicides against blacks have tripled since this la [...]More
“Beautiful Honduras! See our sights. Enjoy our local cuisines. Experience some of the strongest gun control laws, and the highest homicide rates, in the world! Come for the beaches. Stay for the bullets.”
Not the best Honduras (or California) tourism brochure.
The mantra of gun control advocates is that gun availability leads to more violence in general, and more gun violence in particular. It is one of those causality logic errors that sound good to the uninitiated, but irrational t [...]More
When your stock and trade is irrational logic, you publish the same stuff.
An example of such irrationality was recently whelped by a politicized organization now called the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence (LCPGV). They were originally called the Legal Community Against Violence, though both names are misleading given that their stated goal is enacting lots of gun control laws, not anti-violence laws. In a knee jerk reaction to a crazy person murdering people in a law firm one tragic day i [...]More