• SAF TO MAINSTREAM PRESS: IT’S NOT ‘GUN VIOLENCE,’ IT’S ‘GANG VIOLENCE!’

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today criticized the dominant media for its continued subliminal campaign to blame firearms for the carnage in Chicago, repeatedly using the term “gun violence” to describe the slaughter that local authorities appear unable to curb.… Read the rest

  • SAF IMPRESSED WITH JUDGE NEIL GORSUCH FOR SUPREME COURT

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today said that Federal Judge Neil Gorsuch is an impressive choice to fill the vacancy on the United States Supreme Court, bringing with him a perspective on Constitutional rights that reflects strongly on the man he will replace, late Justice Antonin Scalia.… Read the rest

  • SAF WINS PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION v. MONT. CCW CITIZENSHIP REQUIREMENT

    BELLEVUE, WA (1/27/17) – The Second Amendment Foundation has scored another court victory, this time in Montana where a federal district court judge has entered a preliminary injunction against the state’s citizenship requirement in order to obtain a concealed carry license.… Read the rest

  • FEDERAL COURT RULES IN FAVOR OF SAF IN CHALLENGE TO CHICAGO GUN REGULATIONS

    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

  • SAF CHALLENGES DOJ TO INVESTIGATE GUN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN CHICAGO

    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

  • SAF ATTORNEYS FILE FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT IN SEATTLE RECORDS LAWSUIT

    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

  • FED. COURT ALLOWS CHALLENGE TO PROCEED AGAINST ILLINOIS FOSTER PARENT RULES

    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

  • How Donald Trump Can Make Second Amendment Great Again

    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

  • SAF, CCRKBA ENCOURAGE TRUMP TO ‘MAKE SECOND AMENDMENT GREAT AGAIN’

    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

  • SAF, CCRKBA CONGRATULATE PRESIDENT-ELECT TRUMP AND GUN OWNERS WHO MADE VICTORY POSSIBLE

    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

  • NEW GALLUP POLL SHOWING DECLINING SUPPORT FOR GUN BAN HAILED BY SAF

    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

  • SAF SKEPTICAL OF NEW ‘STUDY’ SAYING MORE KIDS DYING IN GUN MISHAPS

    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

  • SAF CALLS GUN SHOW LICENSE PLATE SCANS A ‘CIVIL RIGHTS OUTRAGE,’ WANTS PROBE

    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

  • SAF BLAMES GUN CONTROL HYSTERIA FOR RISE IN STOLEN GUNS FROM CARS

    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

  • 31st ANNUAL NATIONAL GUN RIGHTS POLICY CONFERENCE THIS WEEKEND IN TAMPA

    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

  • MEDIA ADVISORY: 31st ANNUAL NATIONAL GUN RIGHTS POLICY CONFERENCE

    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

  • SAF SUES CITY OF SEATTLE FOR VIOLATING PUBLIC RECORDS ACT IN GUN TAX PROBE

    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

  • APPEALS COURT RULES THAT NON-SERIOUS CONVICTIONS DO NOT ERASE 2A RIGHTS

    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

  • SAF SLAMS APPLE EXECS FOR CHANGING HANDGUN EMOJI

    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

  • SAF SLAMS MEDIA COVER FOR CLINTON’S CAMPAIGN AGAINST SECOND AMENDMENT

    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

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