Tomi Lahren is expanding her business empire with a line of gun-ready athleisurewear. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down.
Keeping track of the Jacksonians, Reformicons, Paleos, and Post-liberals.
I like to start my classes on conservative intellectual history by distinguishing between three groups. There is the Republican party, with its millions of adherents and spectrum of opinion from very conservative, somewhat conservative, moderate, and yes, liberal. There is the conservative movement, the constellation of single-issue nonprofits that sprung up in the 1970s —
- gun rights,
- right to work
— and continue to influence elected officials. Finally, there is the conservative intellectual movement: writers, scholars, and wonks whose journalistic and political work deals mainly with ideas and, if we’re lucky, their translation into public policy.
We hold that the Second Amendment guarantees an individual right to have unused arms for self defense in the home and that the District’s handgun ban as well as its requirement that firearms in the home be rendered inoperative, violates that right.
It offers a baleful vision of the future if Americans ever tire of the battle to uphold the Second Amendment.