Our Second Amendment and the Conservative Delusion of an Armed Revolt

I’m so tired of this ignorant belief that the Second Amendment gives Americans the right to prevent tyranny. Really?  You actually believe the “right to bear arms” gives Americans the right to one day “rise up” and “take back” our government? Recently, a poll was done where almost half of the conservative respondents believe that […]

It’s the Exceptions, Stupid! Why “Shall Not Be Infringed” is a Misnomer

For many non-lawyers, the idea that the Constitution is not only fallible, but riddled with exceptions, may sometimes come as a surprise, if not a shock. Nevertheless, truth be told, the Constitution is actually brimming with exceptions and in some cases, so much so that they outweigh the rules. Constitutional law is rich, complex, complicated, and in […]