In the Gun Law Fights of 2023, a Need for Experts on the Weapons of 1791 https://nyti.ms/402xCjd
By Shawn Hubler NYT
Lawyers are turning to historians as they comb through Colonial-era statutes to litigate modern gun laws.
“Gun historians across the country are in demand like never before as lawyers must now comb through statutes drafted in the Colonial era and the early years of the Republic to litigate modern firearms restrictions. From experts on military gun stamping to scholars of American homicide through the ages, they have been called — many for the first time — to parse the nation’s gun culture in court.”
“Cases now explore weapons bans in early saloons, novelty air rifles on the Lewis and Clark expedition, concealed carry restrictions on bowie knives and 18th-century daggers known as “Arkansas toothpicks,” and a string-operated “trap gun” that may or may not be comparable to an AR-15.”
A piece of Americana just lost by fire. Some things can’t be replaced:
“The seven story structure opened in July, 1888 as the “Queen of the Catskills” most magnificent hotel. 70,000 square fee of fabulous. Later more than 30 chefs would could up local delicacies for the rich and famous of the day. Movie’s “Tarzan,” Johnny Weissmuller once was the lifeguard at the hotel’s pool. The hotel sits on almost 8 acres over looking its own lake.”
The jewel of the Catskills, Cyr Center, up in flames – so sad.
This explains a lot. Excerpt from OpEdNews:
The new Interior Minister of the Ukrainian government is Dmytro Yarosh, leader of the Right Sector. Here are some excerpts from a review he gave during the Maidan to Mustafa Nayyem and Oksana Kovalenko, two Ukrainian journalists: (click here).
“I’m the founder and leader of the all-Ukrainian organization Stepan Bandera Trident since 1994, holding various positions from commander to chief inspector. Trident is like an order of knights, propagandizing Stepan Bandera’s Ukrainian nationalist ideology, promoting patriotism among Ukrainian youth, and defending the honor and dignity of the Ukrainian nation by all means available. It created Right Sector to coordinate the actions of various revolutionary groups.
Training takes place at camps throughout Ukraine: Besides military training, we organize events aimed at the de-communization and decolonization of Ukraine.”