Court Rules Pittsburgh’s New Gun Control Laws Invalid Under Pennsylvania’s Preemption

From the Firearms Policy Coalition . . . Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced a victory in its case against the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Mayor Bill Peduto. FPC was joined by co-plaintiffs Firearm Owners Against Crime (FOAC), Firearms Policy Foundation (FPF), and three individual gun owners. The plaintiffs were represented by Joshua Prince of Civil […]

New Jersey Moms Demand Action Gun Demonstration Expert Breaks Laws in Two States

Moms Demand Action recently held a Firearms 101 Presentation in the great state of New Jersey. The New Jersey Second Amendment Society helpfully documented some interesting apparent law violations that the Moms’ firearms expert committed during the educational event. It’s almost as if guest speaker Scott Pappalardo wants to go to prison for the rest […]

Beto’s Big Buyback: Hyperbolic, Not Hyperbole

Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke has a plan to get AR-15s and “AK-47s” off the street. Of course, you’ve heard all about his “buyback,” but now he’s explained how he’ll pay for it without costing taxpayers a cent. “I think a mandatory buyback can be financed with a surcharge that would be paid by gun manufacturers, […]

California Undercover Agents Staking Out Nevada Gun Shows

Undercover California law enforcement agents are prowling gun shows in Nevada, watching for attendees with California license plates on their cars. This article from the LA Times emphasizes that they’re looking for buyers bringing “assault weapons” and “high capacity” magazines back home. However, now that ammunition is subject to a background check in the Golden […]

FPC to SCOTUS: MA Ban on Semi-Auto Firearms & Standard Capacity Magazines is Unconstitutional

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced the filing of an important Supreme Court brief in the case of Worman v. Healey,  a challenge to Massachusetts’s ban on so-called “assault weapons” and “large-capacity” firearm magazines. The brief is available online at “In holding that the Second Amendment protects arms ‘in common use’ in D.C. v. Heller,  the […]