Bat's the Way It Is for Unarmed Britons

In the midst of riots, arson and looting, British citizens armed themselves with ... aluminum bats. A Louisville Slugger is no match for a mob, but when your Socialist government makes it virtually impossible to own a gun, you grab whatever you can to protect yourself, your family and your property. Online sales of aluminum bats on Amazon.com increased by 6,000 percent during the violence, according to CNN. Most British police don't carry guns. The situation is a far cry from the right to bear arms enshrined in the English Bill of Rights, a forerunner of our Second Amendment. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia provided a historical summation of our Second Amendment's origins in English law in his brilliant 5-4 majority opinion in District of Columbia v. Heller (2008). Holding that "the Second Amendment protects an individual right to possess firearms," Scalia wrote: By the time of the founding, the right to have arms had become fundamental for English subjects. ... Blackstone, whose...(Read Full Article)

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