GUNS IN AMERICA – Prof. Eugene Volokh Power Point Presentation below Eugene Volokh teaches free speech law, criminal law, tortlaw, religious freedom law, and church-state relations law at UCLA School of Law, where he has also often taught copyright law and
Introduction to this event by Doris Wise Montrose, President and Founder, Children of Jewish Holocaust Survivors Welcome and thank you for coming tonight to our very timely and important discussion on the Second Amendment. We are so fortunate to have
After the Sandy Hook school shooting, as well as after other shootings, those of us who are skeptical about gun controls are often asked: So what are we suggesting should be done about the shootings? If we’re not suggesting gun
The Ku Klux Klan, Ronald Reagan, and, for most of its history, the NRA all worked to control guns. The Founding Fathers? They required gun ownership—and regulated it. And no group has more fiercely advocated the right to bear loaded
Living, breathing decisions. Someone asked me yesterday, after the Ninth Circuit’s latest decision about the Second Amendment: Shouldn’t courts read the Second Amendment as part of an evolving Constitution? Say the Ninth Circuit was wrong, last year’s Emerson decision from
Gun-rights extremists champion it; gun-control advocates cower before it. But the most controversial amendment is in fact an established roadmap to greater gun regulation, writes Adam Winkler. After the president’s impassioned call for gun control in his State of the
That’s the title of my forthcoming article in the University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform. My co-authors are Clayton Cramer and Joe Olson. The abstract: This Article is the first scholarly analysis of knives and the Second Amendment. Knives
1. Children of Jewish Holocaust Survivors unequivocally stands by the survival of Israel as a Jewish state from the river to the sea, because history has shown that without a state, Jews are homeless in the world and thus prey
Billions, of the world’s people do not know the meaning of the towering festival of freedom and liberty known as Passover; a festival of spring, recognizing an event that has blessed the world for over 3,300 years. The festival begins
When families gather around the Seder table, many recall the dark Passover of 1943 and the climax of the months-long battle in which the small number of men and women remaining in the Warsaw Ghetto rose up against the Nazi
This morning at AT, Professor Emeritus Edward Bernard Glick described his frank 1958 discussion with Eleanor Roosevelt regarding her husband, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s decision not to bomb the railway tracks connecting to the Nazi extermination camps for European Jews.
Israelis will enthusiastically welcome President Obama in the course of his first visit to the Jewish state since being elected president. But they will also be apprehensively following his statements and hoping that his meetings will solidify the US-Israeli relationship
NEW YORK, March 22, 2013 – That could have been Theodor Herzl addressing those enthusiastic young Israelis this Thursday in Jerusalem, or perhaps Moses himself. Instead, the man who proclaimed himself so Zionistic was our very own president, Barack Obama.
Israel apologizes to Turkey, reads every headline. That simply isn’t true in the sense it is taken to imply. To understand what happened one must examine the long negotiations on this issue. The issue began when several ships were sent
Dear Mister Prime Minister: On behalf of all of the people of Israel, I would like to apologize to you for the cowardice and fathomless idiocy of the Prime Minister of Israel. As you know, this weekend Benjamin Netanyahu sent