Where Second Amendment Supporters Must Take The Offensive

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United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- While the best strategy in the short and medium-term for Second Amendment supporters may be fighting “not to lose,” that does not mean that Second Amendment supporters should not take the offensive when it is the right time to do so.

The question is what should the offensive focus on? There are two fronts Second Amendment supporters should think about: Legislative and Legal, the former with two fronts of its own – federal and state. Each will require different strategies.

The Legislative Front At The Federal Level

At the federal level, many of the same things that protect the Second Amendment will make passing legislation harder. This includes the filibuster in the Senate. So, what can be done?

First of all, if Chuck Schumer is no longer Senate Majority Leader, one of the best options will be riders on appropriations bills. This must-pass legislation can be used to prohibit funding some of the worst excesses. That could work for the short term.

Should Second Amendment supporters succeed in retaking the White House, they can them move to address financial deplatforming, take steps to deal with Silicon Valley censorship, and to tighten up the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act. For the short and medium-term, these will be necessary.

The Legislative Front At The State Level

In one sense, all pro-Second Amendment groups have blundered by NOT making financial deplatforming a major issue. State laws prohibiting banks and credit cards from blacklisting gun companies that make legal products should be passed as soon as possible. The best way to prevent corporate gun control is to make such efforts very painful to corporations’ bottom lines.

A similar step could also be to pass their own versions of legislation to harden schools. Not just the buildings themselves, although that is important, but also a program to allow for teachers (or other volunteers) to serve as armed security the same way the armed pilots program worked.

The Legal Front

This is the front where Second Amendment supporters should take the offensive more. After gun bans, the best target would be the licensing schemes like the FOID in Illinois or the system in New Jersey. After NYSRPA v. Bruen, those systems are ripe for going after with litigation.

The courts will also be useful in curbing the excesses of “reg flag” laws, especially at the federal level. Heller, McDonald, and Bruen will help, and even the threat of litigation may deter some anti-Second Amendment legislation or force settlements.

Knowing when to take the offensive will be crucial for Second Amendment supporters in the wake of the likely ruling in NYSRPA v. Bruen. But the real importance is being able to act after defeating anti-Second Amendment extremists via the ballot box at the federal, state, and local levels.

About Harold Hutchison

Writer Harold Hutchison has more than a dozen years of experience covering military affairs, international events, U.S. politics and Second Amendment issues. Harold was consulting senior editor at Soldier of Fortune magazine and is the author of the novel Strike Group Reagan. He has also written for the Daily Caller, National Review, Patriot Post, Strategypage.com, and other national websites.Harold Hutchison

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As far as I’m concerned we should be getting our schitt together and preparing to rise up in the face of sheer Fecking Tyranny.


.gov has ZERO authority to negotiate my rights away. MY RIGHTS COME FROM GOD. They pre-exist the constitution or the traitors of the U.S. Government.


F*** them and their extended families!

All persons drawing a tax funded paycheck should have their home addresses listed.



Traitors should be shot. That is the punishment for treason.


That’s a big ass list


So be it.


Perhaps the BEST informative video presentation contemporaneously out there. I implore / entreat every 2nd A proponent to view & distribute. Very well researched & presented.

”Ware not ready for what’s coming” …


Backup resource:

‘We are not ready for what’s coming”


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OK, I will bite. Here are two more fronts, more important and more impactful than those you chose: Jury nullification. We saw the DC Circuit jury nullify federal law in the Sussmann case. So it shall go in federal districts across Red America when hapless citizens are confronted with bogus prosecutions for violations of the NFA and other violations of fundamental rights. Not guilty by reason of screw your law. State nullification: Independent Republics aka States will nullify unconstitutional law within their borders and will stand against any rogue federal agent who tries to enforce unconstitutional laws coming from the… Read more »


Go after department heads and others that have violated rights under color of law title 18 was made to defend rights use it as the hammer it is supposed to be and flatten the field


Do you think the American 2A group is going to give up their firearms without flesh and blood on the line?…Congress doesn’t believe the gun owners will fight when it comes to giving up to law enforcement or National Guard personnel…the New World Order would send NATO troops to help our GOVT enforce the round up of weapons, are you ready for a fight?


Joe Biden does not think 30 million trained gun owners can defeat the greatest military in the world. Joe, let me introduce you to the Taliban.


Don’t go away mad, Harold.

Just go away!


Thx for the Cuck Tzu wisdom. Good obvious stuff, none of it’ll happen long as ‘prags’ like you keep protecting RINOs, 10 of whom just betrayed us. More wanted to. It’s their shuffle game. 10 were picked given 4 were retiring & the rest had ~5yrs to go in states stuffed with chumps who keep reelecting them in primaries when guys like you protect them after they hose us. Think OZ won’t hose us after guys like you trashed Kathy Barnette? He knows you’ll let us receive your strategy and save him from us.

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Henry Bowman

More losing ‘strategery’ from Little Lord Haroldroy. [Yawn]


Ten useless RINOS sellout the 2A and millions of law-abiding citizens. Make sure we continue to vote at every level ?. Where’s your strategy and tactics Harold ?


This is why we do not ever give money or support to the Republican Party in general. Support candidates if they support your rights. I am blessed to have. a real patriot representing me in the House, Dr Paul Gosar and real patriots representing me at the state level. Maintaining that is a difficult task against a state wide RINO party but it can happen.