Second Amendment

COVID-19, the Disturbing George Floyd Riots, and the Second Amendment by Miguel A. Faria, MD

The events of the last two or three months have been not only momentous but also perhaps portentous of things to come. In rapid succession COVID-19 and the George Floyd riots have underscored the fact government cannot always be trusted to do the right thing, and that Americans in the 21st century still need to …

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Book Review: America, Guns, and Freedom by Miguel A. Faria, Jr., MD. Reviewed by Spencer Reed Irvine

As gun rights and gun control advocates, political surrogates, spokespeople and other groups contemplate the future of the Second Amendment to the Constitution, Dr. Miguel A. Faria, Jr., M.D. has published a book that provides extensive background, history, context, and insight into the politicization of Second Amendment-related research over the last decade. Faria has painstakingly …

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The Demonization of ‘Assault Weapons’ by Miguel A. Faria, MD

What are “assault weapons” and why are they being demonized? To begin with, the appellation “assault weapons” is a misnomer, a disparaging political not a proper military term. It was invented by Josh Sugarmann, a media-lionized gun control advocate, as a political term to demonize semiautomatic firearms that frequently have a military appearance but are …

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Universal Background Checks and Waiting Periods Are Dangerous by Miguel A. Faria, MD

A good approach to decrease gun violence and street crime should not involve penalizing law-abiding citizens and infringing on their Second Amendment rights while coddling criminals. And that is exactly what Democrats want to do. In fact, they have tried to exempt criminal gangs from the Red Flag laws they want to exact on the …

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‘America, Guns, and Freedom’ Offers Antidote to Anti-Gun Quackery by David Codrea

“[U]tilitarian ethics refers to the judgment of a course of action being good (right) or bad (wrong) based on societal consequences, such as cost, and not necessarily on benefits to the individual,” Miguel A. Faria, Jr., M.D. writes in America, Guns, and Freedom, an exhaustive study on the Second Amendment and its perversion for political purposes …

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Book Review: America, Guns, and Freedom. Reviewed by AWR Hawkins

America, Guns, and Freedom examines the dangers posed by gun control doctors and researchers who seek to push gun control under the guise of “public health.” Author Miguel A. Faria, Jr., MD, a neurosurgeon by practice, has keen insight into the dangers facing freedom when those intent on restricting the Second Amendment do so under the …

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