• SAF: ‘GUN-FREE ZONES ARE SHOOTING GALLERIES FOR MANIACS; END THEM’

    BELLEVUE, WA – Declaring that so-called “gun-free zones are shooting galleries for maniacs,” the Second Amendment Foundation today is calling for an end to such designations by launching an advertising campaign aimed at print and online publications.

    “Without a self-defense option,” said SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M.… Read the rest

  • 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.… Read the rest

  • 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.… Read the rest

  • 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, South Bay Rod and Gun Club, Maximum Wholesale/Ammo Brothers and five private citizens.… Read the rest

  • SAF, ISRA WIN AS ILLINOIS APPEALS COURT DISMISSES DEERFIELD APPEAL

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation has posted yet another victory in Illinois, as the Second District Appellate Court has dismissed an attempt by the Village of Deerfield to challenge a permanent injunction against the community’s ban on so-called “assault weapons” and “large-capacity magazines.”

    SAF was joined in the case by the Illinois State Rifle Association—it’s partner in the landmark 2010 U.S.… Read the rest

  • SAF JOINS IN AMICUS BRIEF SUPPORTING CHALLENGE TO COLORADO GUN CONTROL

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation has joined in an amicus brief to the Colorado State Supreme Court in support of a case that challenges Centennial State gun control laws including the ban on so-called “high capacity” magazines.

    SAF joins the Firearm Policy Coalition, Firearm Policy Foundation and Millennial Policy Center.… Read the rest

  • SEATTLE GUN, AMMO TAX FALLS SHORTER AND FAILS AGAIN TO PREVENT VIOLENCE

    BELLEVUE, WA – For the third consecutive year, Seattle’s so-called “gun violence tax” revenue on firearms and ammunition has fallen dramatically below original forecasts, and in the process, has continued failing to prevent violent crime as homicides climbed last year, and this week’s tragic shootings affirm, the Second Amendment Foundation said today.… Read the rest

  • 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.… Read the rest

  • FEDERAL JUDGE DENIES MOTION TO DISMISS SAF/NRA I-1639 COURT CHALLENGE

    BELLEVUE, WA – A U.S. District Court judge in Tacoma has denied a motion by defendants to dismiss a federal lawsuit challenging Washington State’s gun control Initiative 1639, ruling that law-abiding gun owners and firearms retailers do not have to violate the law and risk punishment in order to challenge infringements of the Second Amendment.… Read the rest

  • SAF, CCRKBA, JPFO FILE JOINT AMICUS BRIEF IN CHALLENGE OF NYC GUN LAW

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms have been joined by four other rights groups in an amicus curiae brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in support of a challenge to New York City’s restrictive handgun law that prohibits handguns licensed in the city to be taken outside the home.… Read the rest

  • Portuguese Gun Rights Group Joins Growing International Coalition Against Gun Control

    The International Association for the Protection of Civilian Arms Rights (IAPCAR) announced today that Portuguese gun rights group Associação Nacional da Arma de Portugal (ANARMA) have joined the international coalition of 33 associations in 23 countries dedicated to defending civilian firearms rights.… Read the rest

  • ‘THREE FOR THREE GUN RIGHTS COURT WINS IS GOOD NEWS FOR 2A,’ SAYS SAF

    BELLEVUE, WA – Three victories in three Second Amendment-related cases—two from New York and one from Wisconsin—is good news for gun rights, the Second Amendment Foundation said today.

    “This should be tantamount to ‘three strikes and you’re out’,” said SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M.… Read the rest

  • SAF COURT VICTORY ENDS GUN BAN

    BELLEVUE, WA – A federal judge has issued a permanent injunction against the East St. Louis Housing Authority’s (ESLHA) ban on firearms possession by residents of government subsidized public housing and thus granting a victory to the Second Amendment Foundation, which sued the town in 2018 over the ban.… Read the rest

  • ‘RED FLAG’ LAWS MUST PROTECT DUE PROCESS, SAF INSISTS

    BELLEVUE, WA – Extreme Risk Protection Orders, generically known as “red flag laws” that allow the seizure of private firearms based on a complaint filed with the authorities must include and guarantee due process, or they shouldn’t be allowed, the Second Amendment Foundation said today.… Read the rest

  • CHRISTCHURCH TRAGEDY BROUGHT DEMS OUT OF CLOSET AS GUN PROHIBITIONISTS

    By Alan Gottlieb and Dave Workman

    The horrific tragedy in Christchurch, New Zealand gave the world yet another glimpse of how depraved some people can become when driven by hate, and in the aftermath of that despicable act, Americans watched as this country’s Democrat leaders revealed their true disregard for the rights of tens of millions of law-abiding gun owners.… Read the rest

  • FED. JUDGE DENIES MOTION BY WASHINGTON A.G. TO COMPEL SAF DISCOVERY IN 3D CASE

    BELLEVUE, WA – A U.S. District Court judge in Seattle has denied a motion by the Washington State Attorney General’s office that sought to compel the Second Amendment Foundation and Defense Distributed to provide discovery responses in a lawsuit the state filed against the U.S.… Read the rest

  • SAF VICTORY: IL. JUDGE ISSUES PERMANENT INJUNCTION AGAINST DEERFIELD GUN BAN

    BELLEVUE, WA – An Illinois judge has issued a permanent injunction against the Village of Deerfield, Illinois prohibiting that jurisdiction from banning so-called “assault weapons” and thus granting a victory to the Second Amendment Foundation, which sued the town in 2018 over the ban.… Read the rest

  • SNOHOMISH COUNTY JUDGE SAYS LAWSUIT v. EDMONDS GUN LAW ‘RIPE FOR DETERMINATION’

    BELLEVUE, WA – A Snohomish County Superior Court judge will allow a lawsuit challenging a so-called “safe storage” ordinance in the City of Edmonds to proceed, ruling that all plaintiffs in the case have standing to challenge the ordinance as a violation of Washington State’s 35-year-old preemption law that placed sole authority for firearms regulation in the hands of the Legislature.… Read the rest

  • SAF SAYS CT. GUN LAWSUIT LIKE ‘PROSECUTING CAR MAKERS FOR CRIMES OF CAR THIEVES’

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today criticized the 4-3 split decision by the Connecticut state Supreme Court that reinstated a lawsuit against Remington Arms over how it marketed the Bushmaster rifle used in the tragic 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting.… Read the rest

  • CCRKBA, SAF QUESTION CONGRESSIONAL MOTIVES BEHIND NRA INVESTIGATIONS

    BELLEVUE, WA – Reports that the National Rifle Association is being engulfed in what one publication described as “a rapidly expanding tangle of congressional investigations” raise an important question that nobody has been asking: Is this a deliberate effort by anti-gun-rights Congressional Democrats to overwhelm the organization’s leadership and prevent NRA from fulfilling its mission to protect the Second Amendment?… Read the rest


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