Sandy Hook Parents’ Appeal Focuses on School’s Failure to Lock Down School Before Shooting

The parents of two of the children killed in the Sandy Hook shooting sued the city and school district, claiming that the school’s administrators failed to follow security protocols as the shooter began his attack, shooting his way into the school. The parents claimed that a lockdown order should have been issued when the shooter […]

Californians Purchased Over ONE MILLION Magazines In One Week of Freedom

One million magazines. That’s how many standard capacity feeding devices Golden State residents bought during the one week when sales become legal in California recently. Reportedly a pallet of Magpul P-Mags for America’s favorite rifle, the AR-15, tallies up to 3,000 magazines.  So a million magazines represents… a lot of pallets. In simpler terms, many […]

TTAG Weekly Gun Law Roundup: More From the Kiwis, Delaware AWB, Pittsburgh Breaking the Rules

Another week, another series of thunderous applause for civil rights restrictions. New Zealand Still Has a Parliamentary System As New Zealand sprints toward imposing the deluge of restrictions we’ve mentioned in the preceding weeks, American media outlets are still obsessed with the fact that other systems of government are able to act on divisive issues […]

City of Pittsburgh, Mayor, and ‘Gun-Grabbing Gang of Six’ City Council-Members Sued Over New Gun Control Laws

From the Firearms Policy Coalition . . . PITTSBURGH, PA (April 9, 2019) — Today, attorneys Joshua Prince and Adam Kraut of Civil Rights Defense Firm, P.C., filed a new lawsuit against the City of Pittsburgh, Mayor Bill Peduto, and six City Council members over the City’s latest gun control legislation. The case, which seeks […]

Pittsburgh Residents Sue, Challenging Ban on Standard Capacity Magazines

By NRA-ILA FAIRFAX, Va.– With assistance from the NRA, Pittsburgh residents filed a lawsuit today challenging the city’s ban on publicly carrying loaded magazines that accept more than 10 rounds of ammunition. Pittsburgh’s recently enacted ordinance misleadingly describes these magazines as “large capacity” even though they come standard with many of the nation’s most popular […]

TTAG Weekly Gun Law Roundup: The Mighty Benitez, The VAWA, and Mini Omnibus

Our recap this week starts off with a sad end to one federal judge’s notorious fulfilling of his Constitutional duty to apply the law as written. Judge Benitez’s order stopping California’s “high capacity” magazine ban was outstanding, and one of the most firearm-literate pieces of judicial writing I’ve read to date. Truly worth a read […]

Making Standard Magazines Great Again in California…For Now

By Larry Keane Last Friday, U.S District Judge Roger Benitez answered the existential question of whether a half-loaded magazine was half full or half empty. Judge Benitez said freedom comes in a fully-loaded standard capacity magazine. The judge delivered Californians a decisive victory when he enjoined a state law that unconstitutionally banned firearm magazines from holding over […]

BREAKING: California Judge Reinstates ‘High Capacity’ Magazine Ban As of 5pm Friday

In response to a motion from the California Department of Justice, US District Court Judge Roger Benitez, who issued a permanent injunction against enforcement of California’s “high capacity” magazine ban, has just issued a stay of his own injunction. That means that the window for ordering standard capacity magazines is closing. His order goes into […]