• ‘SECOND AMENDMENT ENABLED ARMED CITIZEN TO INTERVENE IN TEXAS,’ SAYS SAF

    BELLEVUE, WA – For the third time, a legally-armed private citizen has intervened in a church shooting, once again underscoring the importance of the right to keep and bear arms, the Second Amendment Foundation said today.

    Sunday’s tragic mass shooting might have been even worse, according to some officials, had not an armed “good Samaritan” fired at mass shooter Devin Patrick Kelley.… Read the rest

  • SAF CONDEMNS ANTI-GUN HYPOCRISY AFTER NEW YORK CITY CARNAGE

    BELLEVUE, WA – With at least eight people dead and more injured in a truck attack in New York City, the Second Amendment Foundation today condemned the hypocrisy of anti-gunners for remaining silent because the suspect did not use a firearm to create mayhem.… Read the rest

  • JOINT STATEMENT FROM SAF, CCRKBA ON ‘BUMP STOCKS’

    BELLEVUE, WA – In response to the senseless attack in Las Vegas, the Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms have issued the following statement:

    “The Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms support a productive dialogue concerning “bump stocks,” National Concealed Carry Reciprocity and the proposed Hearing Protection Act.… Read the rest

  • FEARING LOSS, DISTRICT DECLINES TO TAKE WRENN CCW CASE TO SUPREMES

    BELLEVUE, WA – Apparently fearing a devastating loss that could crush arbitrary concealed carry laws in a handful of states, the District of Columbia has declined to appeal its loss of a concealed carry case that struck down its “needs based” permit requirement, the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) learned today.… Read the rest

  • D.C. COURT OF APPEALS DENIES EN BANC HEARING ON WRENN, A MAJOR WIN FOR SAF

    BELLEVUE, WA — The U.S. District Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has turned down a request from the city for an en banc hearing on the concealed carry case of Wrenn v. District of Columbia, amounting to a strategic win for the Second Amendment Foundation.… Read the rest

  • SAF FILES AMICUS BRIEF IN CASE OF FLORIDA MAN’S DEATH BY POLICE

    BELLEVUE, WA – Attorneys for the Second Amendment Foundation today filed an amicus brief supporting a request for the U.S. Supreme Court to review a civil case against a Florida sheriff’s office related to the slaying of an innocent man by a sheriff’s deputy who raided the man’s home, unannounced and without warrant or cause.… Read the rest

  • 32nd ANNUAL NATIONAL GUN RIGHTS POLICY CONFERENCE SEPT.29-OCT. 1 IN DALLAS

    BELLEVUE, WA – With an eye on next year’s mid-term election and important pending Capitol Hill legislation including National Reciprocity and the Hearing Protection Act, the 32nd annual Gun Rights Policy Conference is scheduled Sept. 29-Oct. 1 in Dallas, Texas.

    Co-hosted by the Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, this year’s event is being held at the Westin Dallas-Fort Worth Airport.… Read the rest

  • SAF, CALGUNS FILE PETITION FOR SCOTUS REVIEW OF SILVESTER CASE

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation and Calguns Foundation and two individual plaintiffs today filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court for certiorari in the case of Silvester, et.al. v. California Attorney General Zavier Becarra.

    The case challenges California’s 10-day waiting period law and seeks to overturn a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that essentially forces a gun owner to endure another waiting period to purchase another firearm even though he is licensed to carry and has already passed a background check.… Read the rest

  • FEDERAL JUDGE DENIES CHICAGO MOTION IN SAF-BACKED GUN SHOP CASE

    BELLEVUE, WA – A federal court judge in Illinois has denied a City of Chicago motion for summary judgment and refused to dismiss a case challenging a ban of firearms sales within city limits that is backed by the Second Amendment Foundation.… Read the rest

  • U.S. LAW SHIELD SPONSORS RECEPTION AT DALLAS GUN RIGHTS CONFERENCE

    BELLEVUE, WA – The annual kickoff reception at this year’s Gun Rights policy Conference is being sponsored by U.S. Law Shield, a multi-state organization that offers legal protection for law-abiding American gun owners.

    Their lead attorney Edwin Walker, a partner of Walker & Taylor, will be speaking.… Read the rest

  • D.C. REQUESTS EN BANC FEDERAL COURT HEARING ON SAF’S WRENN CCW CASE

    BELLEVUE, WA – The District of Columbia has filed an appeal with the U.S. District Court of Appeals requesting an en banc hearing in a case recently won by the Second Amendment Foundation that struck down the “good reason” requirement for obtaining a concealed carry permit.… Read the rest

  • AMERICAN LEGACY FIREARMS HOSTS AFTERNOON BREAK AT 2017 GRPC

    BELLEVUE, WA – American Legacy Firearms, which produces fine presentation commemorative firearms, is hosting an afternoon break on Saturday, Sept. 30 during this year’s Gun Rights Policy Conference in Dallas, Texas.

    The Colorado-based company has produced several firearms editions for the Second Amendment Foundation.… Read the rest

  • SAF JOINS AMICUS BRIEF ASKING HIGH COURT REVIEW OF MARYLAND CASE

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation has joined in an amicus brief in support of a case that challenges a Maryland gun control law and the federal court ruling that upholds the law by essentially distorting the meaning and intent of the 2008 Heller Ruling that defined the Second Amendment as protective of an individual right to keep and bear arms in common use.… Read the rest

  • TOTAL SHOOTING SPORTS HOSTS BREAK AT 2017 GUN RIGHTS CONFERENCE

    BELLEVUE, WA – Total Shooting Sports, headquartered in North Richland, Texas is hosting a mid-morning break on Saturday, Sept. 30 during this year’s Gun Rights Policy Conference in Dallas.

    The Gun Rights Policy Conference is an annual event co-hosted by the Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms.… Read the rest

  • USCCA TO HOST SATURDAY RECEPTION AT 2017 GUN RIGHTS CONFERENCE

    BELLEVUE, WA – The United States Concealed Carry Association (USCCA) is hosting a Saturday evening reception during this year’s Gun Rights Policy Conference in Dallas, Texas.

    The Gun Rights Policy Conference is an annual event co-hosted by the Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms.… Read the rest

  • COURT FORCES SEATTLE TO REVEAL MAJOR ‘GUN TAX’ SHORTFALL

    BELLEVUE, WA – Acting in accordance with the order of a King County Superior Court judge, the City of Seattle on Monday afternoon revealed what had been suspected for more than a year, that its revenue from a so-called “gun violence tax” was far below projections when the tax was hastily adopted in 2015, the Second Amendment Foundation has learned.… Read the rest

  • STATE HIGH COURT RULING ON GUN TAX SHOWS ‘ELECTIONS MATTER,’ SAYS SAF

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Washington State Supreme Court’s ruling that upholds Seattle’s so-called “gun violence tax” shows that elections – especially those for state Supreme Court justices – matters now more than ever, the Second Amendment Foundation said.

    “The high court’s decision to uphold what clearly appears to us as a violation of Washington’s 34-year-old State Preemption Act is proof positive that the court places political correctness above the rule of law,” said SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M.… Read the rest

  • SAF ISSUES TRAVEL ADVISORY TO GUN OWNERS: ‘AVOID CALIFORNIA!’

    BELLEVUE, WA – For the first time in its history, the Second Amendment Foundation today issued a “travel advisory” to firearms owners to avoid going to California, warning law-abiding armed citizens that their civil rights could be in jeopardy due to that state’s restrictive gun control laws.… Read the rest

  • SAF SUPPORTS LAWSUIT TO NULLIFY COOK COUNTY ‘ASSAULT WEAPON’ BAN

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation and Illinois State Rifle Association are supporting a lawsuit by two Illinois residents seeking a permanent injunction against a ban on so-called “assault weapons” adopted in Cook County more than ten years ago, in a case filed in Cook County Circuit Court.… Read the rest

  • JUDGE FINDS AGAINST SEATTLE IN PRA CASE FILED BY SAF, MAGAZINE EDITOR

    BELLEVUE, WA – A King County Superior Court judge has ruled in favor of a firearms magazine editor and the Second Amendment Foundation in a case challenging the City of Seattle’s refusal to disclose “gun violence tax” revenues under the Public Records Act (PRA).… Read the rest

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