Tag: gun policy

First Amendment vs. Second Amendment

The Better UTAH Beat airs Tuesday afternoons on KVNU’s For the People. Podcasts of previous episodes are available here. —– If there was ever any question that the Second Amendment has a chilling effect on the First Amendment, consider, briefly, the thought process that went into deciding whether or not to discuss gun policy in this week’s

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On guns, Lee is clueless

A recent editorial by U.S. Senator Mike Lee in the Deseret News has me again disappointed in our elected leaders. Lee’s lectures on the constitution are usually harmless, if totally annoying and condescending, but his most recent exegesis of the 2nd Amendment should leave Utahns unusually worried about their senator. In the editorial, Lee begins with

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A Trip to the Gun Show

The following is the transcript from this week’s Better UTAH Beat that aired on January 8, 2013. —— The smell of warm candied almonds wafted through the north wing of the South Towne Expo Center this weekend as families wandered from exhibit to exhibit. But these families weren’t at the Festival Trees, they were at

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