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Kathryn M. DeLong majors in economics and political science at SUNY Buffalo and a past president of the College Republicans there. DeLong is active in Erie County, N.Y., politics. Twitter.
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  • Paul AWOL: Two-time CPAC straw poll winner elsewhere

    Rep. Ron Paul (R.-Texas) speaking Feb. 4 to a Minnesota crowd. When the American Conservative Union released the agenda Jan. 29 for this weekend’s Conservative Political Action Conference, people were surprised that the winner of the conference’s straw poll for | Read More »

  • Pastor: Starbucks hates God

    Christian groups call for a Starbucks boycott after Seattle-based coffee giant endorses legal same-sex marriage in Washington.

  • New Libyan Gov’t to Disarm Libyans

      Gun-toting Libyans celebrate during their 2011 revolution Last week, news outlets reported that Libya’s interim government had administered a deadline requiring armed, out-of-town militias to relinquish their weapons and leave Tripoli by December 20. These reports followed a statement | Read More »

  • Romney’s Gun Rights Record

    At one point in 2007, Romney spoke in favor of the Second Amendment: “I support [it] as one of the most basic and fundamental rights of every American. It’s essential to our functioning as a free society, as are all the liberties enumerated in the Bill of Rights.” This sounds great on paper and provides the Romney camp with a fantastic sound bite, but let’s not kid ourselves. It doesn’t take much digging to uncover Mitt’s anti-gun rights record.

  • The Truth about the Oath Keepers

    There was a time in our nation’s history when the American people came together to rally against a domineering British monarchy. It was during this time that the Founding Fathers produced the Constitution of the United States of America. Intended to serve as the supreme law of the land, the Constitution would be an eternal reminder of the tyranny that Americans had to overcome during the country’s earliest years.

  • The Debt Deal and Guns

    President Barack Obama meets with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner in the Oval Office, Aug. 4, 2011. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza With only hours to spare, Congress reached an agreement on the debt ceiling that was signed into | Read More »

  • Gun Laws in the United States Have Failed

    In particular, we can look to the bloody massacres that took place at Columbine and Virginia Tech as examples of what can happen when people are forbidden from exercising their 2nd amendment rights.

  • Obama Assaults Gun Freedoms

    Obama may spread his wings, but he is hostile to Americans bearing arms. The United States’ economic woes have taken the forefront in the mainstream media, overshadowing foreign affairs and social issues back home. The onslaught of media coverage over | Read More »

  • GOP White House Hopefuls & Gun Rights

     A Lego White House Rep. Michele M. Bachmann, R-Minn.www.michelebachmann.comBachmann co-sponsored the D.C. Personal Protection Act, which would have banned gun registration and trigger lock law in the capital. In 2009, Bachmann co-sponsored the National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act, which would have | Read More »

  • BATFE in the Belfry

    Excerpt: In 1990, Weaver was approached by an ATF informant, Kenneth Fadeley. Fadeley convinced Weaver to shorten the barrels on two shotguns and sell them to him. Once in possession of the firearms, ATF brought charges against Weaver, citing that the length of the guns did not comply with federal law. ATF tried to cut a deal with Weaver, saying that if he became an informant, the charges would be dropped. Weaver denied the truth of the charges and rejected ATF’s proposal.

  • Miniter: Save the Bill of Rights

    Excerpt: Furthermore, he said , the militia was defined as: "…able bodied men organized into companies, regiments and brigades … and required by law to attend military exercises on certain days only, but at other times to pursue their usual occupations.”

  • There Is No Serious Reason to Ban Firearms on Campus

    The State University of New York at Buffalo campus They always seem to ask, “If you think guns should be allowed on college campuses, do you think concealed carry should be allowed on planes, as well? Where does it end?” | Read More »

  • N.Y. State College Students Need Gun Rights, Too

    State University of New York at Buffalo police cars parked at the school’s main campus. The Second Amendment of the United States Constitution was established to prevent the government from infringing upon citizens’ rights to “keep and bear arms”. However, | Read More »