Actually, Clark Aposhian Is Not the Only Man in America Who Can Legally Own a Bump Stock

We’ve opposed the ATF’s bump stock ban since President Trump first floated the idea. Arbitrarily re-defining a plastic stock as a machine gun is a jaw-dropping case of regulatory over-reach and sets an extraordinarily dangerous precedent for future regulation of firearms and countless other aspects of everyday life. Even the Obama administration and Diane Feinstein recognized […]

Hawaii Rifle Association and NRA Sue Over Hawaii’s De Facto Concealed Carry Permit Ban

By NRA-ILA FAIRFAX, Va. – The Hawaii Rifle Association (HRA), with the support of the National Rifle Association, today filed a lawsuit challenging Hawaii’s extreme requirement that a concealed carry license can only be issued in “urgent” or “exceptional” instances. “This law is so extreme that regular, law-abiding Americans cannot obtain concealed carry licenses, and […]

CA District Court Ruling May Clear the Way for New ‘High Capacity’ Magazine Sales

Yesterday’s ruling by U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez ensures that California owners of magazines with a capacity of over ten rounds can keep them. At least for now. By way of background, selling so-called high capacity magazines had been banned in the state since the beginning of the century, but existing owners of standard capacity magazines […]

NRA-ILA’s Statement on Duncan v. Becerra

By NRA-ILA In one of the strongest judicial statements in favor of the Second Amendment to date, Judge Roger T. Benitez of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California determined on Friday that California’s ban on commonly possessed firearm magazines violates the Second Amendment. The case is Duncan v. Becerra. The NRA-supported case […]

BREAKING: NRA Legal Team Wins Permanent Injunction Against California’s Mag Ban

Big news from the Golden State.  Word is coming out of California that the National Rifle Association’s legal team won a permanent injunction against California’s magazine ban. Details to follow. Here’s the decision from  The case is Duncan v. Becarra. Spoiler:  The first three lines from the decision: Individual liberty and freedom are not […]

Federal Judge Denies Motion by WA State AG to Compel SAF Discovery in 3D Files Case

Last year, just before an agreement between the US State Department, the Second Amendment Foundation and Defense Distributed to settle a pending lawsuit that stopped distribution of DefDist’s 3D gun plans went into effect, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a lawsuit. Along with 20 other attorneys general, they claimed that distribution of 3D […]

Illinois Circuit Judge Rules FOID Card Unconstitutional; Attorney General Reportedly Appealing to IL Supreme Court

In February 2018, a White County, IL Second Judicial Circuit Court judge ruled Illinois Firearms Owners Identification Card Act unconstitutional.  Eight months later, after pleadings and motions to reconsider the initial decision, the judge not only reaffirmed his original decision, but supplemented it.  Now,’s spokeswoman Valinda Rowe claims that the Illinois Attorney General will […]