Jurisdictions That Aren’t Issuing Permits Shouldn’t Arrest People for Carrying Without a License

From the Second Amendment Foundation: The Second Amendment Foundation today said that if state agencies and officials around the country that are responsible for issuing concealed carry licenses or permits are not taking new applications because of the COVID-19 outbreak, they should not arrest people for carrying without a license/permit. “We’ve received reports that some […]

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 […]

SAF, FPC Sue Georgia County for Shutting Down Weapons Carry License Processing

From the Second Amendment Foundation . . . The Second Amendment Foundation and Firearms Policy Coalition today filed suit in federal district court in Georgia, in a case alleging Cherokee County and Probate Court Judge Keith Wood have violated the constitutional rights of citizens by ordering that the county would not accept applications for Weapons […]

SAF, NRA, FPC Sue New Mexico Governor Over Gun Store Closures

From the Second Amendment Foundation . . . The Second Amendment Foundation, National Rifle Association and Firearms Policy Coalition today filed a federal lawsuit against New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, challenging her order mandating the closure of lawful retail firearms businesses during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Joining SAF, NRA and FPC are the New […]

FPC, SAF, Comm2A Sue Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker Over Gun Store Closures

From the Firearms Policy Coalition . . . Today, attorneys for individuals seeking to purchase firearms and ammunition, retailers, and advocacy organizations Second Amendment Foundation (SAF), Commonwealth Second Amendment (Comm2A), and Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) filed a new federal lawsuit challenging bans on the operation of gun store and shooting ranges imposed by Governor Charlies […]

SAF Tears Apart Everytown Law’s Memo on Emergency Gun Store Closures

From the Second Amendment Foundation: The Second Amendment Foundation today responded to a memorandum issued by ‘Everytown Law,’ an arm of Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety gun prohibition lobbying group, calling the document “totally biased” and written solely to support the emergency closure of American gun stores, using the COVID-19 crisis as an excuse. […]

BREAKING: FPC, SAF, CGF, NRA File Federal Lawsuit Against L.A. Sheriff Villanueva, California Gov. Newsom Over Constitutional Violations

From the Firearms Policy Coalition: Today, attorneys for plaintiffs including individuals, a Los Angeles firearm and ammunition retailer, Second Amendment Foundation (SAF), National Rifle Association of America (NRA), California Gun Rights Foundation (CGF), and Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) filed a federal lawsuit challenging state and local policies and enforcement practices that violate Second and Fourteenth […]

Illinois Governor Pritzker Gets it Right, Designates Gun and Ammunition Suppliers as Essential in Emergency

From the Second Amendment Foundation: The Second Amendment Foundation applauds Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker for including firearm and ammunition suppliers on the list of “essential businesses and operations” that will remain open during the Prairie State’s “Shelter-In-Place” emergency due to the ongoing COVID-19 Coronavirus emergency. “When an anti-gun Democrat governor declares that essential businesses include […]