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Brandon Oathout of Johnstown, N.Y., attends a Second Amendment rally at the Capitol on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, in Albany, N.Y. A few hundred people gathered for the rally pressing for repeal of the state's new tough laws that were enacted a month after the Newtown, Ct., school massacre. (AP …

Michael Cargill: Doublethink on Gun Rights Dominates Editorial Pages of Student Papers

For much of America’s checkered past, being black meant having your opinion discounted by default. From the Three-Fifths Compromise that saw each slave counted as only a fraction of a person to the Jim Crow laws that disenfranchised black voters for a full century after the Civil War, having black skin resulted in a constant struggle to be heard.

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Nolte: I Bought a Gun on a Lark… Then I Needed It

The first firearm I purchased was just because. The year was 1993. I was young, had money burning in my pocket, and my buddy needed cash. And so, for a couple hundred bucks I owned a 9MM handgun, which immediately went under the bed, mostly forgotten, a totem to my spendthrift ways.

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Independence Day, RIP

Someday soon, our progressive politicians will propose celebrating the first Monday in July as Global Interdependence Day, and no one will protest as long as it includes barbecues and fireworks.