Vague and Arbitrary is No Way to Write Laws, But That Hasn’t Stopped Anti-Gun States So Far

Massachusetts’ “assault weapons” and “high capacity” magazine ban (Worman v. Healey) is just one of 10 Second Amendment cases the Supreme Court relisted last week. Fingers crossed that we’ll be getting some good news on one or more of these cases before the Court adjourns for the summer. Joyce Lee Malcolm, a law professor at […]

Plainclothes Louisville Police Raid Wrong Home, Shoot Homeowner Eight Times, Killing Her

A lawsuit filed in Louisville alleges that three plainclothes cops in unmarked cars raided the wrong address looking for a suspect who was already in custody. When the officers forced the door, allegedly without announcing themselves or knocking, they woke EMT Breonna Taylor and her CCW-licensed boyfriend. One or both of the residents, jarred awake […]

US District Judge Asks Nevada to Rule on Whether Mandalay Bay Guns, Bump Stocks Were ‘Machine Guns’

Gun manufacturers face never-ending attempts to pierce the protections given them by federal law when their lawfully-sold products are used by criminals. The Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act was signed into law to prevent gun makers from being sued into bankruptcy by plaintiffs’ attorneys and gun control orgs. The latest attempt to pierce […]

Texas Sheriff Faces Calls to Resign After Using Armored Vehicle Against Peaceful Protest [VIDEO]

  This is TTAG’s weekly roundup of legal and legislative news affecting guns, the gun business and gun owners’ rights. For a deeper dive into the topics discussed here, check out this week in gun rights at FPC.  Injunction SECURED in gun shop closure suit On May 7, 2020 United States District Judge Douglas P. Woodlock issued […]

BREAKING: Judge Issues Injunction Blocking Massachusetts Governor’s Order That Closed Gun Stores

From the Second Amendment Foundation A U.S. District Court in Massachusetts has granted a preliminary injunction against Gov. Charlie Baker’s emergency order shutting down gun shops in the state in a case brought by the Second Amendment Foundation, Firearms Policy Coalition and Commonwealth Second Amendment, Inc. The lawsuit was filed April 9 and the case […]

Georgia: Walters v. Kemp Injunction Denied

Yesterday, U.S. District Judge Steve C. Jones, who had previously denied a preliminary injunction in the Carter v. Kemp lawsuit to temporarily override the state restriction on unlicensed carry outside the home, during the COVID-19 emergency as the state of Georgia has stopped processing carry permit applications, struck again. In the similar Walters v. Kemp […]

Desperate City of Pittsburgh Appeals Court’s Rejection of Three Gun Control Laws Despite Preemption

After the Tree of Life synagogue shooting, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto and the city council enacted three gun control laws; an “assault weapons” ban, a magazine capacity limit, and a “red flag” confiscation law. This despite Pennsylvania’s preemption law preventing local jurisdictions from enacting laws more restrictive than state gun laws. In October, a judge […]