Gun Rights Coalition Files Lawsuit Against CA's 10-Day Waiting Period :: 05/03/2023
A coalition of gun rights groups filed a lawsuit against California’s 10-day waiting period for gun purchases Tuesday, claiming the state-imposed delay “isn’t analogous to any constitutionally relevant history” and therefore cannot survive the Bruen (2022) test.
Emergency Application Filed Asking SCOTUS for Injunction Against 'Assault Weapons' Bans :: 05/02/2023
An emergency application filed with Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett asked the court to intervene and issue an injunction against two separate “assault weapons” bans in Illinois pending appellate review.
Colorado Governor Signs Four Gun-Control Bills, Draws Immediate Lawsuits :: 05/01/2023
Lawmakers in the Centennial State have officially added to their decade-long gun-control push with a fresh crop of new restrictions. Gun-rights advocates in the state aren’t taking it lying down.
Federal Judge Blocks Illinois Assault Weapons Ban :: 04/30/2023
An Illinois District Court Judge in East St. Louis blocked the state’s new “assault weapons” ban. The decision came after Illinois successfully petitioned the court to combine four different lawsuits challenging the new law into a single case. The state claimed since the cases were all arguing against the ban, it would save the state money in litigation fees.
Delaware: Federal District Judge Finds Unusual Way to Ban Semi-Auto Guns & Magazines :: 04/28/2023
On March 27, 2023, Judge Richard G. Andrews of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware issued an opinion that denied the request for a preliminary injunction to stop enforcement of the State of Delaware’s unconstitutional ban on some semi-automatic rifles and standard capacity magazines.
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Rules Against The ATF’s Bump Stock Ruling :: 04/26/2023
A three-judge panel for the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ (ATF) bump stock rule in Hardin v. ATF.
Federal judge declares "large capacity" magazines not protected by the Second Amendment :: 04/21/2023
A U.S. District Judge in Washington, D.C. has declined to grant an injunction against the city’s ban on “large capacity” magazines, ruling that while magazines in general are “arms” protected by the Second Amendment, LCMs fall outside of the scope of the amendment because they’re a “poor fit” for self-defense purposes.
New York Supreme Court Smacks Down Hochul’s Red Flag Law :: 04/06/2023
How many times does the Democrat-dominant New York State legislature have to learn that the 2nd Amendment is larger than them? Apparently, at least once more. Judge Craig Stephen Brown declared New York’s Red Flag law unconstitutional since a court cannot determine mental health issues.
Judge Grants Injunction Against California in ‘Unsafe Handgun Act’ Case :: 04/03/2023
California’s “Unsafe Handgun Act” (UHC) appears to be in trouble after a federal judge issued an order granting a preliminary injunction against enforcement of certain sections of the law, while allowing other sections to remain in effect, signaling a victory for Golden State gun owners and the Second Amendment Foundation.
California finally ditches microstamping rule :: 04/02/2023
The state of California has a lot of stupid rules about guns. As it’s the most anti-gun state in the nation, that’s hardly shocking.
Judge Says Law Restricting Carry Permits for 18-20 Year Olds Unconstitutional :: 04/02/2023
A Minnesota law restricting carry permits to people over age 21 was declared unconstitutional Friday by a federal judge who cited language in the Supreme Court’s 2022 Bruen ruling as a key factor in her decision.
Historic Gun Rights Victory In North Carolina Against Discrimination, Governor’s Veto Overturned :: 03/30/2023
North Carolina – Grass Roots North Carolina and gun rights supporters made history today. Senate Bill 41 cleared its final hurdle and will become law after both chambers of the North Carolina General Assembly voted to override Governor Roy Cooper’s veto. SB 41 is the first override of a Cooper veto since 2018 and the first-ever override of a vetoed gun bill in North Carolina.
Paul Clement delivers devastating response to Illinois AGs defense of gun and magazine ban :: 03/27/2023
Gun owners and Second Amendment supporters are blessed to have so many great legal minds at work in defense of our right to keep and bear arms, and with all of the post-Bruen litigation taking place it’s a Golden Age for amateur law nerds like me. It seems like there’s something new from the likes of Stephen Halbrook, Dave Kopel, Chuck Michel, Kostas Moros, Stephen Stamboulieh, Daniel Schmutter, Evan Nappen, and a host of other 2A attorneys almost every day; whether it’s a new case filing or another round of briefing in cases already pending in court.
North Carolina's Democrat Governor Vetoes Handgun Permit Repeal :: 03/25/2023
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper (D) vetoed legislation Friday that would have repealed the requirement that state residents get a permit before purchasing a handgun.
Constitutional Carry Passes Florida House, Heads to Senate :: 03/24/2023
Constitutional carry legislation passed the Florida House Friday afternoon by a vote of 76 to 32 and now heads to the Senate.
Judge Blocks Feds From Enforcing 'Ghost Gun' Ban Against Polymer80 :: 03/23/2023
The country’s largest unfinished firearm parts maker is no longer subject to President Biden’s ban on homemade gun kits.
Governor Gordon restores gun rights to non-violent felons :: 03/22/2023
WYOMING — On March 17, Governor Gordon signed a bill giving back gun rights to non-violent felons five years after they complete their sentencing.
Federal Judge Blocks California Handgun Restrictions :: 03/21/2023
California can’t ban residents from buying modern handguns.
Son of Mass Shooting Victim Sues Ruger Firearms :: 03/20/2023
The son of Colorado mass shooting victim Susanne Fountain is suing Sturm, Ruger, and Co., claiming the company used “deceptive marketing practices” to sell the pistol used in the March 22, 2021, King Soopers attack in Boulder.
Federal judge expands block on Biden's "ghost gun" rules :: 03/11/2023
Homemade firearms have been around since before this nation was a nation. They’re a way of life and have been for ages. Today, though, such firearms are called “ghost guns” and are treated like some kind of grand scourge.
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