SAF Applauds Senate Republicans for Condemning Democrats’ Supreme Court Threat

BELLEVUE, WA — The Second Amendment Foundation today applauds all 53 Senate Republicans, led by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, for defending the U.S. Supreme Court from bullying by five Democrats who openly threatened the high court with political retribution if it does not dismiss an important Second Amendment challenge to a New York City gun […]

Firearms Policy Foundation et al. Submit Cert. Petition with Supreme Court in Bump Stock Ban Case

You can read the motion for cert here. The appendix is here. (both docs PDF) U.S. Supreme Court Asked to Reign in Federal “Administrative State” and Clarify or Overturn Chevron Precedent WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 29, 2019) — Today, attorneys for Firearms Policy Foundation, Madison Society Foundation, Florida Carry, and individuals Damien Guedes, Missouri State Rep. […]

Anti-Gun Democrat Senators Declare War on the Supreme Court

By Austin Sarat Legal briefs, in even the most high profile cases, rarely make headlines. They are technical documents intended to persuade judges in a case about particular points of law. In American law schools, students now take courses to help them master the arcane genre of brief writing. Their persuasiveness depends on carefully marshaling legal precedents and complex, […]

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 […]