Lawsuit Challenging California ‘Assault Weapon’ Ban Filed in San Diego Federal Court

A press release from the Firearms Policy Coalition: Attorneys for three San Diego residents and one San Diego-based advocacy organization filed a federal lawsuit challenging California’s ban on so-called “assault weapons”. A copy of the complaint can be viewed or downloaded at www.firearmspolicy.org/legal. “This District Court already ruled the state’s prohibition on the possession of large-capacity […]

Democrat Senators Threaten to ‘Restructure’ Supreme Court if Second Amendment Ruling Goes Against Them

“The Supreme Court is not well. And the people know it,” the brief said. “Perhaps the Court can heal itself before the public demands it be ‘restructured in order to reduce the influence of politics.’” That’s the “friendly” warning message that was sent by five Senate Democrats in a brief filed in the Supreme Court […]

Did Anyone Expect Anything Better from the Democrat Debates?

This is TTAG’s weekly roundup of legal and legislative news affecting guns, the gun business and gun owners’ rights.  The Dem Debates: Seriously, What Did You Expect? The Democrat presidential debates dominated media attention this week. I’ve always taken issue with characterizing these things as “debates” as when one thinks of a “debate,” one generally […]

SCOTUS: Extra Penalties for Having a Gun While Committing ‘Crimes of Violence” is Unconstitutionally Vague

Here’s a group of Justices you don’t see voting together often: Breyer, Ginsburg, Kagan, Sotomayor, and…Gorsuch. Together they made up the majority on a ruling that invalidates a part of the Gun Control Act that adds extra penalties to sentences for “crimes of violence” committed while in possession of a gun. From The Hill: Under […]

The Mighty Yeet Cannon…Yes or No?

This is TTAG’s weekly roundup of legal and legislative news affecting guns, the gun business and gun owners’ rights.  There’s one thing that happened this week that isn’t really legally related, but I just can’t resist writing about: the YEET   CANNON. Hi-Point vs The Entire Internet Hi-Point unveiled their new pistol at the SHOT Show. […]