• SAF JOINS AMICUS BRIEF CHALLENGING CALIFORNIA AMMO CHECK

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation has joined four other gun rights organizations in an amicus brief supporting Olympic gold medalist Kim Rhode in her challenge of California’s onerous background check requirement to purchase ammunition.

    SAF is joined by the Firearms Policy Coalition, Firearms Policy Foundation, California Gun Rights Foundation and the Madison Society Foundation.… Read the rest

  • SAF, ISRA FILE FED. LAWSUIT DEMANDING STATE POLICE STOP FOID CARD DELAY

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation and Illinois State Rifle Association today filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking to force the Illinois State Police (ISP) to comply with the mandated 30-day requirement to issue a Firearm Owner’s Identification (FOID) Card if the applicant meets all qualifications.… Read the rest

  • 2020 GUN RIGHTS POLICY CONFERENCE IS ONLINE EVENT DUE TO COVID-19

    BELLEVUE, WA – For the first time in its 35-year-history, the annual Gun Rights Policy Conference hosted by the Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms will be a virtual online event, due to the current COVID-19 situation.… Read the rest

  • PAYCHECK PROTECTION FUNDS TO ANTI-GUN-RIGHTS GROUPS AN OUTRAGE

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today said the recent revelation that the anti-gun-rights Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence took a federal Paycheck Protection Loan worth up to $1 million, while working to keep gun stores closed is an “outrageous exploitation of the COVID-19 pandemic to prevent people from exercising their constitutional rights.”… Read the rest

  • FACING COURT LOSS, DEFENDANTS IN CAL. LAWSUIT SETTLE WITH SAF, PARTNERS

    BELLEVUE, WA – Faced with certain loss in court, defendants in a California lawsuit challenging a gun show moratorium at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in San Diego County have settled with the plaintiffs, including the Second Amendment Foundation and California Rifle & Pistol Association.… Read the rest

  • STATEMENT FROM ALAN GOTTLIEB, SAF ON SUPREME COURT

    The following is a statement from Alan M. Gottlieb, founder and executive vice president of the Second Amendment Foundation, on the U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal to accept a Second Amendment case for review.

    “The Supreme Court’s refusal to take a Second Amendment Foundation case falls squarely at the feet of Chief Justice John Roberts.… Read the rest

  • SAF LAUNCHES GUN RIGHTS EQUALITY PROJECT

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today announced the launch of a new effort to remind America that the right to keep and bear arms is all-inclusive, and that all citizens regardless of race, creed or color should never be denied the exercise of their constitutionally-protected rights.… Read the rest

  • 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.… Read the rest

  • SAF SAYS BIDEN, STAFF FUEL GUN SALES BY SUPPORTING RELEASE WITHOUT BAIL

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today said the support Democrat Joe Biden’s staff is showing to violent protesters in Minneapolis by donating to a bail fund is an “outrage,” and it demonstrates why alarmed Americans are buying more guns to protect their homes and businesses.… Read the rest

  • SAF: ‘IF YOU’RE NOT ISSUING LICENSES, DON’T ARREST PEOPLE FOR CARRYING’

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today said that if state agencies and officials around the country that are responsible for issuing concealed carry licenses or permits are not taking new applications because of the COVID-19 outbreak, they should not arrest people for carrying without a license/permit.… Read the rest

  • CCRKBA, SAF HOSTING FREE ONLINE GRASSROOTS TRAINING SESSIONS

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, and the Second Amendment Foundation will co-host a FREE online Grassroots Activism Summit on three consecutive evenings, each timed for a separate U.S. time zone, though users can choose which session they would like to join, on Zoom.… Read the rest

  • FACING INJUNCTION, VENTURA COUNTY CAVES, RE-OPENS RETAIL GUN STORES

    LOS ANGELES (May 15, 2020) — Just days before a hearing on a motion for preliminary injunction against orders banning gun stores from operating, lawyers for the County of Ventura, California, have filed documents with federal District Court Judge Consuelo B.… Read the rest

  • GLEN CAROLINE JOINS SAF, CCRKBA STAFF AS DIRECTOR OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS

    BELLEVUE, WA – Veteran grassroots gun rights organizer Glen Caroline has joined the staffs at the Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, where he will serve as Director of External Affairs.

    With 29 years of front line experience in the Second Amendment movement, Caroline will spearhead grassroots and training programs for both organizations, according to SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan Gottlieb.… Read the rest

  • 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.… Read the rest

  • SCOTUS MOOTS NY GUN CASE, BUT PENDING CASES COULD PROVIDE 2A PROTECTION

    BELLEVUE, WA – While the U.S. Supreme Court has mooted the New York State Rifle & Pistol Association’s challenge of a now-defunct handgun law in the City of New York, there is a possibility for an important Second Amendment ruling coming from one of four cases now pending before the high court, the Second Amendment Foundation said today.… Read the rest

  • SCOTUS ASKS SAN JOSE FOR RESPONSE TO SAF’s RODRIGUEZ GUN RIGHTS CASE

    BELLEVUE, WA – The U.S. Supreme Court has instructed the City of San Jose, California to respond to a writ of certiorari from the Second Amendment Foundation in the case of Lori Rodriguez, et al. v. City of San Jose, which involves the city’s confiscation of legally-owned firearms and the city’s refusal to return them.… Read the rest

  • 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 outbreak.… Read the rest

  • RIGHTS GROUPS SUE NEW MEXICO GOV., CHALLENGING EMERGENCY ORDER

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation, National Rifle Association and Firearms Policy Coalition today filed a federal lawsuit against New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, challenging her order mandating the closure of lawful retail firearms businesses during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.… Read the rest

  • SAF JOINS LAWSUIT AGAINST MASSACHUSETTS GOVERNOR

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today joined several partners in a federal lawsuit against Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and two other Massachusetts officials, challenging their acts of eliminating all lawful channels of access to constitutionally protected arms and ammunition during the coronavirus emergency.… Read the rest

  • SAF RIPS ‘EVERYTOWN’ ANTI-GUN RIGHTS MEMO BACKING GUN SHOP CLOSURES

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today responded to a memorandum issued by ‘Everytown Law,’ an arm of Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety gun prohibition lobbying group, calling the document “totally biased” and written solely to support the emergency closure of American gun stores, using the COVID-19 crisis as an excuse.… Read the rest


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