Sandy Hook Conspiracy Theorist Ordered to Pay Victim’s Father $450,000 in Defamation Suit

Just as after virtually every high profile shooting in this country, a cottage industry of conspiracy theorists sprung up after the Sandy Hook shooting. Alex Jones has claimed both that the shooting was a “false flag” operation conducted by the government and that no one actually died there that day. Jones has lost a defamation suit brought […]

Federal Court Dismisses Case Against Firearms Manufacturers

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio Eastern Division has dismissed a case against several AR-15 firearms manufacturers, including Smith & Wesson, Remington Arms Company, Sig Sauer, Sturm, Ruger & Company, Colt’s Manufacturing and Armalite. The dismissal with prejudice of the Primus Group v. Smith & Wesson, et. al. case was delivered […]

SAF Moves for SCOTUS Review of Illinois Prohibition on Non-Resident Concealed Carry Licenses

By the Second Amendment Foundation The Second Amendment Foundation has petitioned the Supreme Court of the United States to review a case challenging the State of Illinois’ ban on concealed carry by non-residents, asserting that without high court review, “virtually all Americans will be deprived of their full Second Amendment rights while in the State […]

Raising the Red Flag: Gun Owners Are Increasingly Being Asked to Prove That They Should Retain Their Gun Rights

So much for innocent until proven guilty. The proliferation of “red flag” laws across the country means that the burden of proof increasingly falls on gun owners to prove to a court that they’re worthy of retaining their gun rights. What could possibly go wrong? Even taking the results of (Duke University medical sociologist Jeffrey) […]

In Duncan v. Becerra Brief, FPC Argues ‘Large Capacity’ Magazines are Intrinsic Parts of Semi-Auto Guns

Yesterday, the Firearms Policy Coalition, along with the Second Amendment Foundation, Armed Equality and other pro-gun rights orgs, filed a brief in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in the pending case, Duncan v. Becerra which challenges California’s ban on “large capacity” magazines. The brief makes a rather novel argument. Under Heller, guns “in common […]