by Jon Caldara | 4:14 pm, January 30, 2013
Our resident genius and Second Amendment scholar Dave Kopel was in Washington DC this morning to testify on gun violence, public safety, and the right to arms. He was on a panel of five experts who each gave a 5 minute prepared statement and then fielded questions from the US Senate Judiciary Committee.
Here is [...]
by Jon Caldara | 2:59 pm, September 24, 2012
Independence Institute Research Director, Law Professor, and Second Amendment expert Dave Kopel spoke at the University of Colorado at Denver on Sept. 11, 2012. The anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks is a good time to consider how to enhance protection against all forms of terrorism through policy changes which safeguard civil liberties. One of [...]
by Jon Caldara | 12:56 pm, September 21, 2012
The Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision in 2010 was a landmark case protecting political speech – whether in the form of a guy standing on the sidewalk promoting or bashing a political candidate or that same guy giving money on behalf of his corporation for or against a political candidate or cause. The Court found [...]
by Jon Caldara | 9:59 am, July 31, 2012
by Jon Caldara | 3:59 pm, July 25, 2012
When any tragic event erupts anywhere around the country involving a firearm, our Research Director and Second Amendment scholar Dave Kopel is in high demand for commentary. Below you’ll find the synopsis of Dave’s commentary on the Aurora theater shooting thus far. I’ll continue to update this page as more comes out.
Aurora Theater Shooting Coverage:
by Jon Caldara | 4:45 pm, July 20, 2012
Catch Independence Institute research director Dave Kopel on CNN’s Piers Morgan Show tonight (7-8:00 PM Mountain Time) discussing the Aurora movie theater shooting.
by Jon Caldara | 1:57 pm, July 2, 2012
This aired Friday night, just a day after the SCOTUS decision dropped.
by Mike Krause | 1:31 pm, June 29, 2012
Looking forward to a Friday night full of passion, suspense and intrigue? C’mon, we all know that ‘aint going to happen. So go ahead and find the sweet spot on the couch and tune into the Independence Institute’s public affairs tv show Devil’s Advocate as host Jon Caldara is joined by Dave Kopel, constitutional law professor [...]
by Jon Caldara | 10:50 am, June 28, 2012
Hey everyone. I know today’s Supreme Court ObamaCare decision is a lot to stomach right now, but I wanted to share with you our Constitutional Law scholar Dave Kopel’s statement on the issue. It should soften the blow considerably.
The Court’s decision against the Medicaid mandate means that Colorado has the [...]
by Jon Caldara | 8:57 am, June 26, 2012
I have a special announcement to make. This Thursday the Supreme Court will release its ruling on the constitutionality of Obamacare. This is going to be the big news of the day (the week? the month? the YEAR!). As soon as the decision drops this Thursday, our constitutional law scholar Dave Kopel is going to [...]keep looking »
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UPDATE: Something apparently got messed up with the PayPal buttons during this past weekend’s database glitch – fixed now. Yes, it’s that time again — PPC will be conducting training classes for center-right activists on Saturday, April 20 and Saturday, April 27, at Independence Institute in Denver. The tentative class schedule is as follows: Saturday, [...]
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