BELLEVUE, WA — A three-judge panel of the Seventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today handed the Second Amendment Foundation a victory in its challenge of firearms regulations in the City of Chicago, striking down a zoning provision, reversing an earlier ruling that upheld “distancing” restrictions for gun ranges, and reversing an earlier ruling that upheld certain age restrictions.… Read the rest
BELLEVUE, WA – While the Department of Justice has just issued a scathing report that Chicago police have “systematically violated the civil rights” of minorities in the city, the Second Amendment Foundation today is wondering why the DOJ hasn’t investigated the city for repeatedly violating the rights of gun owners.… Read the rest
BELLEVUE, WA – Attorneys representing the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) and its news publication, TheGunMag.com, today filed for summary judgment in a lawsuit filed against the City of Seattle that alleges failure to comply with the state’s Public Records Act (PRA).… Read the rest
BELLEVUE, WA – A federal district court judge in Illinois has denied that state’s motion to dismiss a legal challenge by the Second Amendment Foundation of its foster parenting rules that place restrictions on the possession of firearms for personal protection.… Read the rest
By Alan Gottlieb & Dave Workman
Pledging to protect the Second Amendment is what brought millions of beleaguered American firearms owners to the polls Nov. 8 to elect Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States, and one thing Trump can do to assure them that he deserves their trust would be to instruct his attorney general early in 2017 to name a special assistant whose job would be to protect Second Amendment rights.… Read the rest
BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today said they will encourage President-elect Donald J. Trump to instruct his attorney general early in 2017 to name a special assistant whose job would be to protect Second Amendment rights.… Read the rest
BELLEVUE, WA — In a joint statement, the Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms congratulated the nation’s gun owners for making possible Tuesday’s victory that will send Donald J. Trump to the White House in 2017.… Read the rest
BELLEVUE, WA – A new Gallup poll that shows dramatically declining support for a ban on so-called “assault weapons” is proof that more Americans are waking up to the fact that gun bans and restrictive control in general are not the solutions to violent crime, the Second Amendment Foundation said today.… Read the rest
BELLEVUE, WA – A reported new study by two news agencies that asserts more children are dying in gun-related accidents than are actually reported by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention should be approached with caution, the Second Amendment Foundation said today.… Read the rest
BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today is calling for a probe by the House Oversight Committee on an effort by the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency to record license plate information on all cars belonging to gun show customers in Southern California, calling the project a “civil rights outrage.”
The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday that federal agents apparently persuaded local police officers in 2010 to scan those license plates, ostensibly to detect possible gun smuggling.… Read the rest
BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today responded to a biased story about firearms theft that appears in The Trace, an on-line anti-gun-rights publication.
The story concerns gun thefts from vehicles. SAF noted that those guns would not be left in cars were it not for the ridiculous gun control laws supported by wealthy anti-gun elitists who also support the publication.… Read the rest
BELLEVUE, WA – With the national and local elections looming in six weeks, hundreds of Second Amendment activists will gather in Tampa, Florida this weekend for the 31st annual Gun Rights Policy Conference, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel.
This important annual conference offers two days of panel discussions and presentations involving many of the top leaders in the firearms community.… Read the rest
BELLEVUE, WA – Virginia attorney Alan Gura, who won both the 2008 Heller case and the 2010 case of McDonald v. City of Chicago before the U.S. Supreme Court, is slated to be one of the highlight speakers later this month at the 31st annual Gun Rights Policy Conference at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Tampa, Fla., an event that will also feature several national gun rights leaders.… Read the rest
BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the City of Seattle, alleging violation of the state Public Records Act for refusing to disclose revenue data related to the controversial “gun violence tax” that was rushed into law last year.… Read the rest
BELLEVUE, WA – The Third U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that individuals convicted of certain non-serious misdemeanor crimes do not lose their fundamental rights under the Second Amendment in a decision involving two separate cases brought by the Second Amendment Foundation.… Read the rest
BELLEVUE, WA – The decision by Apple executives to replace a cartoon revolver emoji with one of a squirt gun is a “combination of childishness and anti-gun demagoguery,” the Second Amendment Foundation said in response to the announcement.
“This doesn’t just border on the absurd, it completely crosses the boundary,” said SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M.… Read the rest
BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today condemned attempts by the agenda-driven
media, led by CBS, to provide cover for Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton’s war on gun rights by trying to debunk Republican Donald Trump’s statement Thursday night that Clinton “wants to essentially abolish the Second Amendment.”
“CBS News and others argue that Trump’s allegation is not true, and that ‘Clinton has spoken up for Second Amendment rights on several occasions,’” noted SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M.… Read the rest
BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today filed a lawsuit against the State of Illinois on behalf of two foster parents, alleging deprivation of civil rights under color of law.
The lawsuit is joined by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA) on behalf of Kenneth and Colleen Schults in U.S.… Read the rest
BELLEVUE, WA — The Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today extend their heartfelt sympathy to the Dallas Police Department and Dallas Area Rapid Transit and their families for their horrible losses Thursday night.… Read the rest
BELLEVUE, WA — In the aftermath of Wednesday’s shooting of a legally armed citizen in the St. Paul, Minnesota suburb of Falcon Heights during a traffic stop, the Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms are calling for an independent investigation.… Read the rest
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