• SAF THANKS BROWNELLS FOR SUPPORTING MAGAZINE BAN LAWSUIT

    BELLEVUE, WA – Brownells has donated $59,884 to the Washington-state-based Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) to help fund the lawsuit against the state’s ban on standard-capacity magazines, which was signed into law on March 23, 2022. “The Second Amendment Foundation really appreciates the financial support that Brownells has given us to make our lawsuit possible,” said […]

  • SAF APPLAUDS SMITH & WESSON’S RESPONSE TO DEMOCRAT SUBPOENA

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today applauded Smith & Wesson President and CEO Mark Smith for his reaction to a subpoena issued as part of an attempt by Capitol Hill anti-gunners to blame his company and other gun manufacturers for a wave of violent crime resulting from soft-on-crime policies promoted by the same […]

  • SAF SUES CALIFORNIA OVER GUN SHOW BAN

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation has filed a federal lawsuit challenging California’s Senate Bill 264, a ban on gun shows held on public property that was passed and signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom. Joining SAF are the California Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc.  B&L Productions, Inc., d/b/a Crossroads of the West; […]

  • SAF FILES SUMMARY JUDGMENT MOTION IN MINN. CARRY BAN LAWSUIT

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation filed a motion for summary judgment in a federal lawsuit in Minnesota, challenging that state’s ban on concealed carry by young adults between the ages of 18 and 21, alleging the ban violates the Second and 14th Amendment rights of those citizens. The lawsuit was filed in U.S […]

  • SAF QUESTIONS HIRING OF GUN CONTROL ADVOCATE BY WA ATTORNEY GENERAL

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today is wondering how far Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson will go to politicize his agency, after hiring Ben Carr, identified by the Alliance for Gun Responsibility—a Seattle-based gun control group—as vice president of its foundation board of directors. The Alliance filed a motion to intervene as […]

  • Joint Statement by the Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms on passage of H.R. 1808 in the U.S. House:

    BELLEVUE, WA — “Passage today by the U.S. House of Representatives of a ban on so-called “assault weapons” is a slap in the face to tens of millions of law-abiding firearms owners, including the 24 million citizens who lawfully own such firearms and have harmed nobody. “Supporters of this outrageous legislation have once again demonstrated […]

  • SAF FILES MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION IN CA GUN CASE

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation has filed a motion for a preliminary injunction in the California case of Junior Sports Magazines, Inc. et.al. v. Bonta in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M. Gottlieb is hopeful for a preliminary injunction, noting, “We’re filing […]

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS MAKES SMART GUN CHANGE TO STYLE BOOK, SAYS SAF

    BELLEVUE, WA – After years of incorporating the terms “assault rifle” and “assault weapons” into news reports involving firearms, especially when used in crimes, journalists are now advised by the Associated Press to avoid the “highly politicized terms,” and the Second Amendment Foundation says it’s a “smart gun change.” “It’s about time the media realized […]

  • SAF, PARTNERS FILE FOR INJUNCTION AGAINST NEW CALIFORNIA GUN LAW

    BELLEVUE, WA – Attorneys for the Second Amendment Foundation and several partners have filed a federal lawsuit for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief in a case challenging the constitutionality of a California law prohibiting gun shops, sporting goods stores, and any “firearm industry member” from advertising, marketing or arranging for placement “any firearm-related product in a […]

  • SAF FILES NOTICE OF SUPPLEMENTAL AUTHORITY IN GUN RIGHTS CASE

    BELLEVUE, WA – Attorneys for the Second Amendment Foundation have filed a Notice of Supplemental Authority in a case challenging the ban on handgun purchases by young adults, ages 18-20, based on language in the Supreme Court’s ruling in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc. v. Bruen. The notice states, “As Plaintiffs have […]

  • SAF HAILS SUPREME COURT FOR SENDING BACK GUN CASES FOR FURTHER REVIEW

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today hailed the U.S. Supreme Court decision to vacate lower court rulings in several gun rights cases and remand them back to lower courts for review “in light of” last week’s landmark 6-3 decision in New York State Rifle & Pistol Assn., Inc. v. Bruen. Chief among these […]

  • SAF SEEKS INJUNCTION AGAINST NYC GUN PERMIT REGULATION

    BELLEVUE, WA – Based on the ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court striking down New York State’s unconstitutional “good cause” requirement for concealed carry permit applicants, the Second Amendment Foundation today filed a preliminary injunction motion seeking to enjoin the City of New York from further enforcement of its long-standing permit regulations. Joining SAF in […]

  • SAF GUN RIGHTS TV AD CAMPAIGN ENTERS 7TH MONTH REVEALING BIDEN’S INTENT

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation’s landmark pro-gun rights advertising campaign is entering its seventh month, and the effort continues to gain traction on several cable channels, alerting American gun owners to the serious threat the Biden administration poses to their rights. “SAF is not out of ammunition,” declared SAF founder and Executive Vice […]

  • SUPREME COURT RULING BOLSTERS LAWSUIT CASES IN WA, SAYS SAF

    BELLEVUE, WA – Thursday’s landmark Supreme Court ruling affirming the Second Amendment right to bear arms outside the home bolsters gun rights cases filed by the Second Amendment Foundation against Washington statutes that discriminate against the rights of young adults and place arbitrary limits on magazine capacity. “The high court ruling gives further direction to […]

  • SAF: HIGH COURT RULING IN N.Y GUN CASE AFFIRMS RIGHT TO BEAR ARMS 

    BELLEVUE, WA – Today’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court striking down New York’s “good cause” requirement to obtain a carry permit is a long-overdue affirmation that the right to bear arms exists outside the home, and always has, the Second Amendment Foundation said. “We are gratified that the high court has said there can […]

  • NEW POLL: LOWEST-EVER SUPPORT FOR SEMI-AUTO BAN, SAYS SAF

    BELLEVUE, WA – Amid the renewed clamor by anti-gunners for a ban on so-called “assault weapons,” the Second Amendment Foundation today pointed to a new Quinnipiac University poll showing public support for such a ban to be at an all-time low. Support for a ban has fallen to 50 percent, while 45 percent oppose it, […]

  • SECOND AMENDMENT FOUNDATION FILES LEGAL CHALLENGE TO WA MAGAZINE BAN

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today filed a federal lawsuit against Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson and several other officials, challenging the state ban on so-called “large capacity magazines” for rifles and pistols. The case is known as Sullivan v. Ferguson. Joining SAF in this legal action are the Firearms Policy Coalition, […]

  • JOE BIDEN AND ANTI-GUN DEMOCRATS ARE FUELING GUN SALES, SAYS SAF

    BELLEVUE, WA – In the aftermath of this week’s murderous rampage by a deranged killer inside an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, gun sales have reportedly “rocketed” and the Second Amendment Foundation said today that President Joe Biden and his Democrat colleagues in Congress have only themselves to blame. “Whether he likes it or not, […]

  • JOINT STATEMENT FROM SAF AND CCRKBA ON UVALDE OUTRAGE

    BELLEVUE, WA – Legitimate, law-abiding American gun owners are today as outraged and saddened as everyone else by the horrible acts of a crazed murderer in Uvalde, Texas. The Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms join our fellow citizens to grieve the unimaginable loss suffered by the […]

  • SAF LAUDS FBI REPORT SHOWING ARMED CITIZENS STOPPED ACTIVE SHOOTERS

    BELLEVUE, WA – A newly-released FBI report on “active shooter incidents” in 2021 revealed four of those killers were stopped by armed private citizens, and the Second Amendment Foundation says this is strong evidence the right to keep and bear arms is as important today as it was when the Constitution was ratified more than […]


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