AR Sales Skyrocket Ahead of New Washington State Gun Control – TTAG Weekly Gun Law Roundup

AR Sales Skyrocket in Washington Ahead of New We’ve talked about Washington’s Initiative 1639 before. It puts a host of new restrictions on gun owners, including requiring a permanent waiver of their HIPAA rights before buying a handgun or semi-automatic rifle. Ahead of this, Washingtonians are buying up everything they can get their hands on. […]

Court Denies Deerfield, IL Assault Weapon, ‘High Capacity’ Magazine Ban Appeal

More good news from Illinois. Here’s a press release from the Second Amendment Foundation . . . SAF, ISRA WIN AS ILLINOIS APPEALS COURT DISMISSES DEERFIELD APPEAL The Second Amendment Foundation has posted yet another victory in Illinois, as the Second District Appellate Court has dismissed an attempt by the Village of Deerfield to challenge […]

TTAG Weekly Gun Law Roundup: Northam’s Special Session, Cities Fight Supremacy, and More Spooky Ghosts

VA Special Session Following the mass murder in VA beach where a city employee murdered 12 people, disgraced Virginia governor Ralph Northam announced his intention to “take on” the Republican controlled state legislature by forcing a debate on a package of gun control measures. Included in Northam’s suggested measures are a ban on suppressors, universal […]

Federal Judge Issues Permanent Injunction Against Riverside, CA County Sheriff CCW Denials

FED. JUDGE PERMANENTLY ENJOINS RIVERSIDE COUNTY’S CCW APPLICATION DENIALS BELLEVUE, WA – A senior U.S. District Court judge in California has issued a permanent injunction against the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department’s longstanding policy of “dissuading, discouraging, and preventing non-United States citizens from applying for a CCW license,” in a lawsuit brought by the Second Amendment […]

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 […]