SAF Seeks Contempt Against DC For Stall In Wrenn CCW Case
By Second Amendment Foundation Wednesday, May 27, 2015
BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation is asking the federal court to force the District of Columbia to abide by a May 18 ruling requiring the city to drop its requirement to show a “good reason” before issuing concealed carry permits, or find the city in contempt.
Federal judge tosses D.C.‘s restriction on concealed carry
By Dan Calabrese Thursday, May 21, 2015
Democrats have a very hard time when they are ordered by federal judges to respect the limits imposed on them by the Constitution. Telling you what to do and what not to do, and under what conditions, is what they live for. That is especially true when it comes to gun rights. So when the all-Democrat-all-the-time cabal that rules the District of Columbia was ordered by courts to respect residents’ concealed carry rights, the D.C. luminaries of course tried to find a way to not respect them regardless.
SAF Wins Preliminary Injunction In Challenge To New DC Gun Law
By Second Amendment Foundation Tuesday, May 19, 2015
BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) today won a preliminary injunction against the District of Columbia and Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier’s enforcement of a requirement to provide a “good reason” when applying for a concealed carry permit.
CCRKBA Launches New Effort To ‘Cultivate’ Grassroots
By CCRKBA Monday, May 18, 2015
BELLEVUE, WA – The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms has launched a new national campaign aimed at countering the multi-million dollar gun control lobbying effort of billionaire Michael Bloomberg’s “Everytown for Gun Safety.”
CCRKBA Lauds Politifact For Rebutting Bloomberg’s Everytown
By CCRKBA Thursday, May 14, 2015
BELLEVUE, WA – The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today applauded the fact checkers at PolitiFact, published in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, for calling out Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety over claims that so-called “lax” Georgia gun laws were somehow responsible for the slayings of New York police officers.
Small Business Owner Says Bank Denied Service Because She Sells Guns
By Heritage Foundation Wednesday, May 13, 2015
A small business owner from Central Florida alleges she was denied service by one of the largest banks in the United States strictly because she sells guns.
Arizona Navy Vet Gets Guns Back, Thanks Second Amendment Foundation
By Second Amendment Foundation Monday, May 11, 2015
BELLEVUE, WA – A retired Navy veteran in Arizona whose gun collection had been seized by Glendale police now has his firearms back, the Second Amendment Foundation revealed today.
SAF had intervened in the case of Glendale resident Rick Bailey early last month, taking on funding of the case and working with Chandler, Ariz., attorney Marc J. Victor. Bailey’s case had fired up Second Amendment activists across the country after police confiscated 28 firearms valued at more than $25,000, which Bailey had collected over more than a decade.
SAF Considers Next Move After Judge Dismisses I-594 Lawsuit
By Second Amendment Foundation Thursday, May 7, 2015
BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation is disappointed that federal Judge Benjamin H. Settle today dismissed without prejudice our lawsuit challenging provisions of Initiative 594, the 18-page gun control measure passed in Washington State last November.
SAF Sues Feds Over Censorship Of 3-D Firearms Printing Information
By Second Amendment Foundation Wednesday, May 6, 2015
BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today joined Defense Distributed of Austin, Texas, in filing a federal lawsuit against Secretary of State John Kerry, the Department of State and other federal officials, seeking to stop the Government’s unconstitutional censorship of information related to the three-dimensional printing of arms.
You Can Now Be Fired for Posting a Cartoon Gun Emoji on Twitter
By Warner Todd Huston Friday, May 1, 2015
In an idiotic act of PCism run amuck, The Houston Rockets NBA team has fired its social media director because he dared to posted two emoticons (or emojis) of a horse being shot by a gun after the Dallas Mavericks lost to the Rockets on Wednesday. The media guy’s bosses said that the gun emoji “wasn’t appropriate” and so fired him over it.
SAF Wins Preliminary Injunction In North Carolina Resident Alien CCW Case
By Second Amendment Foundation Monday, April 27, 2015
BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation has won a preliminary injunction against a North Carolina statute that requires a person to demonstrate American citizenship prior to obtaining a concealed carry permit in a case involving a permanent resident of Granville County.
Could You Spot a Potential School Shooter?
By Alan Caruba Thursday, April 23, 2015
In April 1999, we were all stunned by the news that Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold had attacked and killed students at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado and, more recently, in December 2012, that Adam Lanza, after killing his mother at home, then massacred twenty-six staff and students at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. These events evoke dread of potential events, a quest to understand why they occurred, and ways to avoid further comparable killings.
SAF Lawsuit Allowed Chicago Uber Driver To Carry, Defend Self And Others
By Second Amendment Foundation Tuesday, April 21, 2015
BELLEVUE, WA — A defensive shooting incident in Chicago involving a legally-armed Uber driver who intervened when a gunman opened fire on a crowd in Logan Square could not have happened without a concealed carry law that was passed by the Illinois Legislature because of a federal lawsuit brought by the Second Amendment Foundation.
CCRKBA Chairman Notes Gun Owners Are Voters, Too
By CCRKBA Friday, April 17, 2015
BELLEVUE, WA – When Second Amendment activists in Oregon launched recall efforts against three state lawmakers who pushed gun control measures in Salem this year, the chairman of the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms noted that politicians need to be occasionally reminded that gun owners are voters, too.
Knife Rights, 2nd Amendment Foundation Urge CA SC to Affirm Legality of Common Pocketkniv
By Second Amendment Foundation Tuesday, April 14, 2015
(San Francisco, CA) - A legal brief urging the California Supreme Court to rule that common, non-locking Swiss Army Knives and similar pocketknives are not illegal ‘dirks’ or ‘daggers’ was filed on Monday.