These days, there’s a lot of argument about just how much power the Federal Constitution has over individual state rights and mandates. Let’s take a closer look at the document that started it all and answer once and for all whether the Federal Constitution outranks the constitutions of individual states: Wait, There are State Constitutions? Absolutely! In fact, every state in the US has a written Constitution since that’s one of the requirements for Statehood. Ironically, most State Constitutions are longer than the US Constitution itself, which only clocks in at about 4,500 words in total. State Constitutions are typically...
With Democratic majorities in both chambers of Congress, many Americans are wondering what this means for the future of the Second Amendment.
Are we going to see major restrictions on gun rights, as many have feared?
While the gun control conversation is still ongoing, we're glad that there are very few firearms that are actually illegal for Americans to own. While some states place heavy restrictions on some gun accessories, or outright ban certain weapons, the federal government has not yet fully jumped the shark.