US District Court Judge Paves the Way for Washington I-1639 Lawsuit

Last year, Washington State voters approved a raft of gun control measures collectively known as I-1639. It was a wide-ranging group of Second Amendment infringements including a minimum age of 21 to purchase semi-automatic long guns, “enhanced” background checks, 10-day waiting periods and more. I-1639 got millions of dollars in support from — surprise! — […]

Judges Matter: Contrasting Decisions Demonstrate Importance of the Judiciary to Second Amendment Rights

By Chris W. Cox I’ve said it before: President Trump’s nomination of conservative judges may well be his most important legacy. Here, “conservative” does not refer to political ideology. It means a legal philosophy that seeks fidelity to the Constitution’s original meaning and the plain text of our laws. This contrasts with “progressive” jurisprudence that […]

Buyer Behavior: Why Ammunition Sales Are Down

By Southwick Associates Based on public reports filed by manufacturers, demand for ammunition has been in decline. Several possibilities have been cited as driving this trend, including a firearm-friendly White House and U.S. Senate which has reduced the fear-driven sales seen prior to the 2016 election. Many in the trade speculate that consumers previously purchased […]