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The Constitution of India is the longest written constitution of any country in the world, with 146,385 words in its English-language version, while the Constitution of Monaco is the shortest written constitution with 3,814 words. The Constitution of San Marino might be the world's oldest active written constitution, since some of its core documents have been in operation since 1600, while the Constitution of the United States is the oldest active codified constitution. The historical life expectancy of a constitution since 1789 is approximately 19 years.

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  1. RobMa

    Trying to indoctrinate future lawyers against constitutional rights.

    I know, I know some of you don't like this guy but it's still "some" information.
  2. RobMa

    The cabal working to strip you of your constitutional rights...

    Yes this is directly tied to Washington state but everyone here has to realize that it's happening throughout the country.
  3. RobMa

    AWB's are constitutional??

    Leave it to the left to find ways to subvert the constitution of this country.
  4. C

    Constitutional Carry may have a trap built in.

    Essentially, the trap is gun free zones such as schools (must be outside 1,000 feet to be legal unless have permit/license) Previously, these laws would have exceptions for carry licensees/permit carriers.. but with Constitutional Carry/permit less carry, there may not be such exceptions and...
  5. bentoncity

    Washington  What/Why are your legislators trying to hide from you on bills that may be violating your constitutional rights?

    Albeit these two bills aren't 'directly' related to gun laws, they could very well affect YOUR right(s) to see/discover what Wa. State Legislators are doing in the back room out of site by the public. What manner of law(s) can or could be concocted and you have no legal means to discover what's...
  6. Lazyfaire

    National  Does Constitutional Carry apply if traveling

    I do understand Constitutional Carry within one's borders. I live in Texas now and also hold a Texas concealed permit, plus a Utah one also. Question is: If I only had a Constitutional Carry "permit" (no paper permit exists), can I carry in another state? Without a piece of paper how can one...
  7. Flopsweat

    Florida looking at Constitutional Carry

    Legislation has been introduced to eliminate the requirement for a permit. https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2021/12/19/report-florida-track-become-22nd-constitutional-carry-state/
  8. The Heretic

    Other State  Constitutional carry in Iowa

  9. The Heretic

    Other State  Boulder’s gun ban ordinance struck down; state preemption, constitutional rights prevail

  10. joken

    Utah constitutional carry

    Since this is now law, what is the status of renewal on my Utah concealed carry permit?
  11. RVTECH

    Former Gun Company VP Opposes Constitutional Carry in Montana

    I thought this was kind of interesting. https://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/former-gun-company-vp-opposes-constitutional-carry-in-montana/
  12. Mathias

    Washington  constitutional states

    Is a constitutional state free from federal laws or legislation? Like AWB? Mag limits?
  13. Pacesetter

    FBI: Handgun murders drop with Constitutional Carry

  14. Nick Burkhardt

    Oregon  IP 8 Oregon Constitutional Right to Own Semiautomatic Firearms Initiative 2020

    Posting because there has been NO media coverage on this. IP 8 Oregon Constitutional Right to Own Semiautomatic Firearms Initiative 2020 https://ballotpedia.org/Oregon_Constitutional_Right_to_Own_Semiautomatic_Firearms_Initiative_(2020) The only webpage I found was one against the IP...
  15. DB is Here

    National  Top Three Rated "Safe States" are Constitutional Carry States

  16. DB is Here

    Other State  Constitutional Carry Works in Arizona: Armed 19-Year-Old Shoots, Kills, Carjacker

  17. DB is Here

    Other State  South Dakota Joins Constitutional Carry Club

    South Dakota Joins Constitutional Carry Club - Bearing Arms
  18. thorborg

    Other State  Kentucky Constitutional Carry

    Hunting, Fishing, Gun Rights News Kentucky Constitutional Carry Becomes Law Kentuckians are no longer compelled to pay a tax in order to fully exercise their Second Amendment right to bear arms; and everything will be just fine. The tired "Blood in the streets" myths never come true. The...
  19. PNWguy

    Other State  Texas law to allow constitutional carry after a disaster...

    Texas Senate approves bill allowing Texans to carry guns for week after natural disasters: report I found it odd that people from Texas were always boasting about how conservative their state was and how much it was a pro-gun state and yet they don't have Constitutional carry like Idaho and...
  20. L84Cabo

    The Principles of the Constitutional Militia with Edwin Vieira

    Perhaps some of you are already familiar with this. However, I just stumbled across it and it's excellent. Well worth the time. :)
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