California DOJ Submits Proposed Regulations on Upcoming Ammunition Background Check Requirements

By NRA-ILA Beginning July 1, 2019, all ammunition transactions in the state of California will be subject to a background check requirement.  But in order to implement this requirement, the California Department of Justice (“DOJ”) must first adopt necessary regulations which, as of yesterday, have been submitted to the Office of Administrative Law (“OAL”) for […]

Swiss Voters Approve EU-Style Gun Control Laws

As some of you may know, the European Union’s Directive on Firearms has been implemented in the Schengen Agreement member countries for three years now. While Switzerland isn’t an EU member, the country is a part of the Schengen agreement, which largely abolishes border controls within Europe. The EU used Switzerland’s Schengen membership as leverage to […]

BREAKING: PA Judge Issues Stay Blocking Illegal Pittsburgh Gun Laws

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Pittsburgh’s three gun-control ordinances will not be enforced until after legal proceedings, according to an order issued by an Allegheny County Common Pleas judge Monday. All parties agreed to the stay during a Monday morning meeting held in Judge Joseph James’ chambers between city lawyers and legal counsel representing the plaintiffs. Judge James […]

Colorado Recall Effort Targets Aurora Rep Who Sponsored State’s ‘Red Flag’ Law

Colorado has an impressive history of holding anti-gun politicians accountable for infringements against gun owners’ rights. In post-Sandy Hook 2013, backed by millions of Bloombucks shipped in from New York, the state rammed through a magazine capacity limit law, universal background checks and a new background check fee. Because do something. That led to Magpul […]

Anti-Gun Marketing Gold: Levi Strauss and Shannon Watts, Together at Last

By NRA-ILA At the National Retail Federation’s 2018 convention in New York City, Levi Strauss & Co. Brand President James Curleigh told those assembled that the multinational pants manufacturer intends to be the “most relevant lifestyle brand.” Evidently, part of creating that “lifestyle” includes foisting a doctrinaire set of political beliefs onto its employees and customers. Last […]

‘Rap Back’ or Rip-Off – Hawaii Gun Owners Sue for Disclosure of Information

By NRA-ILA NRA-ILA has previously written about the FBI’s “Rap Back” service, a law enforcement tool allowing authorized agencies to receive automatic criminal history updates about particular individuals – a person under criminal investigation or subject to probation or parole, or for non-criminal purposes, to monitor an employment applicant or person in a position of public trust, […]