The Living History Within the Fourth of July
George Mason actually declined to sign the U.S. Constitution because the document didn’t then contain a bill of rights. Soon after, Mason and others would get their way and thereby safeguard our freedom.
Of Gunsmoke and the 4th
Where Wall Street begins, or ends, depending on the direction traveled, sits this place, a beautiful church and a cemetery whose paths are rarely trodden.
Independence Day Reflections
We’re suspicious of “new” thoughts on liberty and security; some of those old ones are mighty good.
On the Fourth, Ask, “What is Freedom?”
As a life member of the NRA, I put freedom first. Why? As it is for all of us, the answer is both simple and complex.
On the Fourth and Freedom’s Tool
It is always worth stopping on the Fourth of July to behold what we have been given. Freedom.
Semper Fi: 239 Years And Counting
Call ‘em what you will: Leathernecks, Jarheads or Devil Dogs, they were at the beginning.
Third Century | Josh Powell
Sporting clays shooter Josh Powell says freedom is hard work—the best kind.
An Army Is Born
Technically speaking, the United States had an Army before it was a nation.
Independence Day Reminds Us That Freedom Needs Safekeeping
Freedom is a gift. America’s Freedom was purchased with the blood of patriots who fought and died so we could be free.
Independence Day and Gunpowder are Forever Linked
When we look back at the history of the unique experience that has become the United States of America, we see that Independence Day and the right to bear arms are forever linked.