Required Reading – July 26

Required reading from around the web of the best, most interesting, or most though provoking things we’ve read:

Dinan: Americans have constitutional right to openly carry firearms, court rules

“While courts previously have recognized the right to own firearms to protect the home, the decision by the three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit extends that into the public sphere, calling it a ‘core Second Amendment right.’ In a 2-1 ruling, the panel said Hawaii’s law severely restricting guns outside homes or businesses tramples on that right. […]  The case could be appealed to the full 9th Circuit, . . .”

Read more at the Washington Times.

Pollock: Former Special Ops Official ‘Shocked’ White House Isn’t Considering Stripping Hillary Clinton’s Security Clearance

“‘There is more than ample evidence that Hillary Clinton committed, whether its gross negligence, or, as [former FBI Director James] Comey would like to say, extreme carelessness,’ Williamson told TheDCNF. ‘Just from the documented evidence, there was enough to prosecute. If there’s evidence to prosecute, then there’s certainly grounds to pull somebody’s clearance.'”

Read more at Daily Caller.

Valentine: Who Will Win the Senate in November? A Glance at Each Battleground Race

“The party which controls the White House usually loses seats in Congress in the first midterm after the presidential election. This year is unique in that Republicans could be poised to lose seats in the House while gaining seats in the Senate due to a highly favorable electoral map. There are 10 Senate Democrats up for re-election in states President Trump carried in 2016. Republicans are hoping to hold all their seats in the Senate and pick off a few Democrats for a net gain. Here’s a look at the polls in the battleground states.”

Read more at The National Pulse.

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