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 […]

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 […]

With Support from the NRA, Guns Save Life Challenges Illinois FOID Act’s Constitutionality

Imagine being denied your Second Amendment rights because state government bureaucrats claim you have a criminal conviction in your past. Yet at the same time, local government officials remain unable to produce any supporting documentation to back up their claims. They claim any such records likely were “destroyed.” That’s the position in which a Guns […]

Cook County, IL: 14-Year-Old Charged With Shooting Two, Freed Without Supervision

Welcome to Cook County, Illinois, where crime often has no meaningful consequences.  Between a State’s Attorney’s Office reluctant to file charges and judges who mollycoddles defendants, Chicagoland has become the modern Wild West. Case in point: a 14-year-old who (reportedly) shot and tried to kill two in a nice uptown neighborhood was released by a […]