I quite enjoyed Chief Justice Roberts’ Olson lecture last night. It was informative and engaging. My favorite tidbit: After James Madison nominated Joseph Story and Gabriel Duvall to the Supreme Court, the Senate confirmed both the next business day. Perhaps the Senate should consider reviving this tradition.
To understand the American gun-control debate, you have to understand the fundamentally different starting positions of the two sides. Among conservatives, there is the broad belief that the right to own a weapon for self-defense is every bit as inherent and unalienable as the right to speak freely or practice ... Read More