• SAF, FPC, LOUISIANA SHOOTING ASSN. SUE OVER HANDGUN BAN

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today filed a federal lawsuit challenging federal law that prevents young adults from purchasing and owning handguns. SAF is joined by the Firearms Policy Coalition and Louisiana Shooting Association and two private citizens, Caleb Reese and Joseph Granich, both in the affected age group. The lawsuit was filed […]

  • SAF, FPC CHALLENGING RESTRICTIVE N.Y. CITY CARRY LAW IN FEDERAL LAWSUIT

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation and Firearms Policy Coalition today filed a federal lawsuit against New York City regulations that essentially combine to ban average law-abiding citizens from carrying loaded handguns outside the home for personal protection. The case is known as Greco v. City of New York. SAF and FPC are joined […]

  • SAF FILES FEDERAL LAWSUIT CHALLENGING RESTRICTIVE NEW JERSEY CARRY LAWS

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today filed a federal lawsuit challenging laws in the state of New Jersey that effectively prevent average law-abiding citizens from legally carrying loaded sidearms outside of their homes for personal protection. Joining SAF are the Firearms Policy Coalition, New Jersey Second Amendment Society and two private citizens, Stanley […]

  • SAF JOINS LAWSUIT CHALLENGING CALIFORNIA DELAYS IN PROCESSING GUN TRANSACTIONS

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation has joined in a lawsuit challenging California’s use of bureaucracy and the COVID-19 pandemic to undermine and restrict citizens’ access to firearms in violation of the state’s 10-day waiting period law. SAF is joined by the Firearms Policy Foundation, California Gun Rights Foundation, Firearms Policy Coalition, Inc., San […]

  • SAF TEAMS UP WITH ISAA TO SUE IDAHO CITY OVER FIREARMS BAN AT FESTIVAL

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation teamed up the Idaho Second Amendment Alliance to file a lawsuit against the City of Sandpoint, Idaho challenging a ban on the legal carrying of firearms at a public park during an event sponsored by the Festival at Sandpoint, Inc. SAF is joined by the ISAA, and two […]

  • JUDGE GRANTS PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION IN SAF ACTION v. MASS. GOV. BAKER

    BELLEVUE, WA – 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 is known […]

  • SAF SUES GEORGIA COUNTY, JUDGE ASSERTING DEPRIVATION OF RIGHTS

    BELLEVUE, WA – 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 Carry Licenses during the coronavirus […]

  • GROUPS SUE N. CAL. GOVERNMENTS, ALLEGING RIGHTS VIOLATIONS

    BELLEVUE, WA – Seventeen plaintiffs including the Second Amendment Foundation has filed a federal lawsuit naming an almost equal number of local and county governments and officials within those jurisdictions in Northern California, asking the court for injunctive and declaratory relief in a challenge to gun control measures instituted in relation to the ongoing COVID-19 […]

  • GUN GROUPS SUE CAL. GOV. NEWSOM, L.A. COUNTY SHERIFF VILLANUEVA

    BELLEVUE, WA – Four leading gun rights organizations today filed a lawsuit in federal court against California Gov. Gavin Newsom and Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva, alleging both state and local policies and enforcement practices violate the Second and Fourteenth Amendment rights of their citizens. Joining in the lawsuit are the Second Amendment Foundation, […]

  • SAF, GRASS ROOTS N.C. AND FPC SUE N.C. SHERIFF OVER PISTOL PERMIT HOLDS

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation, Firearms Policy Coalition and Grass Roots North Carolina today filed a federal lawsuit against Wake County, N.C. Sheriff Gerald M. Baker for refusing to accept new applications for pistol purchase permits or concealed handgun permits until April 30, using the COVID-19 outbreak as justification. The complaint was filed […]

  • SAF ADDS PLAINTIFFS, AMENDS FEDERAL LAWSUIT, FILES SHOW CAUSE MOTION v. NEW JERSEY GOV. PHIL MURPHY

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today filed an amended complaint in its federal lawsuit against New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and State Police Supt. Patrick Callahan, adding several plaintiffs asserting violation of civil rights under color of law by shutting down firearms dealerships in the Garden State. Plaintiffs have also filed a show […]

  • SAF SUES N.J. GOVERNOR FOR DEPRIVATION OF RIGHTS

    BELLEVUE, WA – In a move directly linked to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Second Amendment Foundation has filed a federal lawsuit against New Jersey Gov. Philip D. Murphy and State Police Supt. Patrick J. Callahan, asserting violation of civil rights under color of law by shutting down firearms dealerships in the Garden State, thus […]

  • SAF SUES CONNECTICUT OVER MAG LIMIT

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation and Connecticut Citizens Defense League have filed suit in Federal District Court challenging the State of Connecticut’s prohibition on ammunition magazines holding more than ten rounds, or loading more than ten cartridges into a so-called “high capacity magazine.” The lawsuit is filed on behalf of Connecticut residents Susan […]

  • SAF PETITIONS SUPREME COURT FOR REVIEW OF RODRIGUEZ CASE

    BELLEVUE, WA – Attorneys for the Second Amendment Foundation have filed a petition to the U.S. Supreme Court seeking review of their case challenging the City of San Jose and its police department in a case involving the seizure of legally-owned firearms and refusal to return them. This makes the fourth SAF case now awaiting […]

  • SAF, ISRA SUE ILLINOIS STATE POLICE OVER FOID CARD INACTION

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation and Illinois State Rifle Association have filed suit in U.S. District Court against the Illinois State Police, ISP Director Brendan Kelly and Jessica Trame in her official capacity as Bureau Chief of the Illinois State Police Firearms Services Bureau, alleging they have allowed Firearm Owner Identification Card and […]

  • Second Amendment Lawsuit Challenging California “Assault Weapon” Ban Filed in San Diego Federal Court

    SAN DIEGO (AUGUST 15, 2019) — 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 motion and brief can be viewed or downloaded at www.firearmspolicy.org/legal. “This District Court already ruled the state’s prohibition on the possession of […]

  • SAF, CALGUNS AND PARTNERS ASKING INJUNCTION AGAINST ‘AGE BASED GUN BAN’

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation and Calguns Foundation are seeking an injunction against a section of California’s penal code that prohibits young adults, ages 18-20 from purchasing or acquiring firearms, and they are asking the federal court to declare this prohibition to be unconstitutional. Joining SAF and Calguns are the Firearms Policy Coalition, […]

  • FED. JUDGE DENIES DOJ MOTION TO DISMISS SAF CALIFORNIA REGISTRATION CASE

    BELLEVUE, WA – A federal judge has denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit against the California Department of Justice and Attorney General Xavier Becerra over the state’s failure and refusal to establish a properly functioning internet-based firearms registration system that was mandated by law. U.S. District Judge Morrison England, Jr., a George Bush appointee, […]

  • FED. JUDGE ISSUES PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION AGAINST CALIFORNIA GUN SHOW BAN—SAF

    BELLEVUE, WA – A federal district court judge in California has issued a preliminary injunction against the Del Mar Fair Board’s attempt to ban gun shows, in a case involving the Second Amendment Foundation, other groups and individuals. SAF is joined by the California Rifle and Pistol Association, B&L Productions, Inc., Crossroads of the West, […]

  • FED. JUDGE PERMANENTLY ENJOINS RIVERSIDE COUNTY’S CCW APPLICATION DENIALS

    BELLEVUE, WA – A senior U.S. District Court judge in California has issued a permanent injunction against the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department’s longstanding policy of “dissuading, discouraging, and preventing non-United States citizens from applying for a CCW license,” in a lawsuit brought by the Second Amendment Foundation, Calguns Foundation and Firearms Policy Coalition. SAF, Calguns […]


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