• SAF SUES BATFE OVER ARM BRACE APA VIOLATIONS

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today filed a lawsuit in federal district court against the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the Department of Justice, alleging violations of the Administrative Procedures Act relating to its flip-flop regulation of arm braces on semiautomatic pistols.… Read the rest

  • RESPONSE TO SAF’S NATIONWIDE 2A CAMPAIGN HUGE EXTENDED 2ND WEEK

    BELLEVUE, WA – Public response to the Second Amendment Foundation’s nationwide television advertising campaign has been so positive, the organization announced today it will extend and expand the campaign for another week.

    SAF’s one-minute recruiting message for the “2nd Amendment First Responder” project has run 40 times on nearly a dozen networks, and during the second week, SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M.… Read the rest

  • BIDEN’S TWEET WAS ATTACK ON ALL GUN OWNERS; SAF’S PROGRAM FIGHTS BACK

    BELLEVUE, WA – Joe Biden’s Twitter message to former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords may read like a threat against one gun rights organization, but it is really an attack on every gun owner in the nation, the Second Amendment Foundation said today.… Read the rest

  • SAF LAUNCHES NATIONWIDE TV CAMPAIGN TO PROTECT 2A FROM BIDEN-HARRIS

    BELLEVUE, WA – Next week, the Second Amendment Foundation is launching a new nationwide TV campaign to protect the Second Amendment by joining SAF’s popular “2nd Amendment First Responder” program.

    The 2nd Amendment First Responder project has brought tens of thousands of gun rights activists to the front lines in what promises to be a battle royal over the right to keep and bear arms.… Read the rest

  • SAF, PARSCALE STRATEGIES JOIN FORCES IN DIGITAL MEDIA MARKETING EFFORT

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation announced today it has signed an agreement with Parscale Strategies to produce digital media marketing and social media advertising.

    “This move will help grow our Second Amendment family,” said SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M.… Read the rest

  • SAF RECOGNIZES HOUSTON ATTORNEY CHAD FLORES AS ‘DEFENDER OF CONSTITUTION’

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today announced that Houston, Texas attorney Chad Flores is the recipient of this year’s “Defender of the Constitution” award for his representation of Defense Distributed in its First Amendment legal action against New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal.… Read the rest

  • SAF RECOGNIZES ATTORNEY DAVID JENSEN WITH DISTINGUISED SERVICE AWARD

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today announced the recipient of this year’s “Distinguished Service Award” is New York attorney David Jensen, who has worked with SAF on several legal actions.

    A graduate of Brigham Young University and the Washington and Lee University School of Law, Jensen grew up in Issaquah, Washington not far from SAF headquarters in nearby Bellevue, and graduated from Liberty High School.… Read the rest

  • SAF HONORS PROF. RANDY BARNETT AS ‘SCHOLAR OF THE YEAR’

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation announced today that Prof. Randy E. Barnett—the Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Legal Theory at the Georgetown University Law Center—is the recipient of the “Scholar of the Year” award.

    Last year, Prof. Barnett co-authored “An Introduction to Constitutional Law: 100 Supreme Court Cases Everyone Should Know” with Josh Blackman, and he has several other titles to his credit including “Restoring the Lost Constitution: The Presumption of Liberty,” the second edition of which was published in 2013.… Read the rest

  • SAF HONORS KENN BLANCHARD WITH ‘RAY CARTER BLOGGER OF YEAR’ AWARD

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation announced today the recipient of this year’s “Ray Carter Blogger of the Year” award is the Rev. Kenn Blanchard, well-known as the “Black Man With A Gun.”

    This award is named in honor of the late Ray Carter, a SAF employee and veteran gun rights activist who passed away in May 2016 following a two-year battle with cancer.… Read the rest

  • BEARING ARMS EDITOR CAM EDWARDS NAMED SAF ‘JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR’

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today announced that Cam Edwards, editor of Bearing Arms and host of “Cam & Company,” is the recipient of its Journalist of the Year award.

    Edwards, 46, took over at Bearing Arms in July 2019 after 15 years at NRA News, where he also hosted the Cam & Company program and wrote for America’s First Freedom.… Read the rest

  • SAF LAWSUIT CHALLENGES CALIFORNIA’S ONE-GUN-PER-MONTH RESTRICTION

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation and several partners today filed a federal lawsuit challenging California’s one-gun-per-month limit, declaring the limitation a violation of the Second Amendment.

    Joining SAF are the Firearms Policy Coalition, Inc., San Diego County Gun Owners PAC, North County Shooting Center, Inc.,… Read the rest

  • 2A LEGAL PIONEER DAVID HARDY INDUCTED INTO SECOND AMENDMENT HALL OF FAME

    BELLEVUE, WA – Veteran Second Amendment legal scholar, author, attorney and gun rights authority David Hardy of Tucson, Ariz., has been inducted into the Second Amendment Hall of Fame by the Second Amendment Foundation.

    In 1974, he was first to publish an article in the Chicago-Kent Law Review promoting recognition of the Second Amendment as protective of an individual right to keep and bear arms.… Read the rest

  • SAF HONORS OUTDOOR & SHOOTING WIRE’S SHEPHERD WITH GLOBAL LEADERSHIP AWARD

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today announced the recipient of the Global Leadership Award for 2020 is Jim Shepherd, founder and owner of The Outdoor Wire digital network, which includes the popular Shooting Wire, based in Birmingham, Alabama.

    Shepherd, the original executive producer for business news at the then-fledgling CNN and later a business reporter at PBS, has been at the helm of The Outdoor Wire for 21 years.… Read the rest

  • SAF FILES APPEAL WITH 9TH CIRCUIT SEEKING INJUNCTION AGAINST CAL. GUN LAW

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation has filed a motion with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, seeking an injunction against a section of California’s penal code that prohibits young adults, ages 18-20 from purchasing or acquiring firearms.

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

  • SAF SEEKS PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION IN PENNSYLVANIA GUN RIGHTS CASE

    BELLEVUE, WA – Attorneys representing the Second Amendment Foundation and Firearms Policy Coalition have asked for a preliminary injunction in a challenge to Pennsylvania gun laws that prohibit law-abiding young adults from carrying firearms for self-defense and prevents them from acquiring a state license to carry (LTCFR) because of their age.… Read the rest

  • GUN RIGHTS GROUPS CHALLENGE MARYLAND GUN BAN IN FEDERAL COURT

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) and its sister organization, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (CCRKBA), have filed a federal lawsuit challenging the state of Maryland’s ban on common semiautomatic rifles.

    The lawsuit was filed today in U.S.… Read the rest

  • SAF, NRA FILE APPEAL BRIEF IN FEDERAL CHALLENGE OF WA GUN CONTROL MEASURE

    BELLEVUE, WA – Attorneys representing the Second Amendment Foundation, National Rifle Association, two Washington state gun retailers and three private citizens have filed an appeal brief with the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in their challenge of gun control Initiative 1639, a measure adopted two years ago in the Evergreen State.… Read the rest

  • SAF FILES FEDERAL LAWSUIT CHALLENGING MARYLAND CONCEALED CARRY BAN

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation was joined by several other gun rights organizations today in a federal challenge of Maryland’s prohibitive concealed carry regulations that essentially ban average state residents from exercising their right to bear arms for personal protection under the Second Amendment.… Read the rest

  • SAF, DEFENSE DISTRIBUTED SUE STATE DEPT., NEW JERSEY AG OVER 3D ISSUE

    BELLEVUE, WA — The Second Amendment Foundation and Defense Distributed, the Texas firm made famous for publishing digital firearms information, have sued the U.S. Department of State and New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal in federal court, alleging violations of the First Amendment and administrative law.… Read the rest

  • GUN RIGHTS GROUPS SUE CALIFORNIA OVER BAN ON FIREARMS ‘IN COMMON USE’

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today filed a federal lawsuit against the State of California in a challenge of its recently-expanded ban via its so-called “Roster” laws.

    Joining SAF and CCRKBA are the Firearms Policy Coalition and San Diego County Gun Owners along with two private businesses and nearly a dozen individuals.… Read the rest


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