• SAF JOINS 1st AMENDMENT CHALLENGE TO NEW JERSEY 3-D CENSORSHIP LAW

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment today joined several other organizations in a lawsuit against New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, seeking a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction against enforcement of provisions in a 2018 law that criminalizes constitutionally-protected speech.… Read the rest

  • SAF JOINS IN AMICUS BRIEF SUPPORTING CHALLENGE TO NEW JERSEY CARRY LAW

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation has joined several other parties in filing an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court, asking the court to accept for review a case that challenges the “justifiable need” standard that is at the heart of New Jersey’s restrictive carry law.… Read the rest

  • SAF JOINS IN FEDERAL LAWSUIT CHALLENGING GUN SHOW RESTRICTIONS AT DEL MAR FAIRGROUNDS

    BELLEVUE, WA — The Second Amendment Foundation has joined several other plaintiffs in filing a complaint in federal court challenging the decision by the Del Mar Fair Board in San Diego County, Calif., to place overly burdensome requirements on gun shows at the Del Mar Fairgrounds and to impose a moratorium on gun shows while they study the gun show issue.… Read the rest

  • SAF ASKS INJUNCTION AGAINST MISSOURI GUN REGS FOR FOSTER PARENTS

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation has filed a lawsuit in federal district court asking for injunctive relief in a challenge of Missouri’s firearms prohibition on state residents who are or wish to be foster parents.

    The legal action was filed in U.S.… Read the rest

  • CHICAGO INCIDENT ANOTHER CASE OF GUNS SAVING LIVES, THANKS TO LAWSUITS, SAYS SAF

    BELLEVUE, WA – A young Chicago woman was able to defend herself against a would-be armed robber with a legally-carried pistol, thanks to two Second Amendment Foundation court victories that first nullified the city’s handgun ban and then forced the Illinois Legislature to adopt a concealed carry law, SAF noted today.… Read the rest

  • SAF SEEKS SUPREME COURT REVIEW IN CHALLENGE OF CALIF. HANDGUN STATUTE

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation and Calguns Foundation have petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court for a review of their challenge to California’s “Unsafe Handgun Act,” a part of that state’s penal code that violates the Second Amendment by banning handguns of the kind in common use for traditional lawful purposes.… Read the rest

  • SAF, FOUR OTHER GROUPS SUE CALIFORNIA OVER RIGHTS RESTORATION REFUSAL

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation and four other rights groups have joined in a lawsuit against the State of California for preventing individuals from exercising their Second Amendment rights.

    Joining SAF are the Firearms Policy Foundation, Firearms Policy Coalition, the Madison Society Foundation and the Calguns Foundation.… Read the rest

  • ‘BILL OF RIGHTS STILL INCLUDES SECOND AMENDMENT,’ SAY SAF, CCRKBA, JPFO

    BELLEVUE, WA – As the nation prepares to celebrate National Bill of Rights Day on Saturday, it is important to remember that all of the rights enshrined in the first ten amendments to the Constitution are equal, and deserve the same zealous protection as all the others, the Second Amendment Foundation, Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, and Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership said today.… Read the rest

  • SAF, CCRKBA SEEK NATIONAL DIALOGUE ON POLICE, CCW AFTER ALABAMA TRAGEDY

    BELLEVUE, WA – In the wake of last week’s tragic mistaken identity fatal shooting of an armed citizen in an Alabama shopping mall, the Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms are calling for a national dialogue on how police respond to “active shooter” reports in public venues, such as malls, restaurants or movie theaters.… Read the rest

  • SAF FILES AMICUS BRIEF IN SUPPORT OF 9TH CIRCUIT GUN RIGHTS RULING

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation has filed an amicus brief in a case that successfully challenged the State of Hawaii’s regulatory scheme for carrying firearms in public for personal protection, in which defendants have asked for an en banc hearing before the U.S.… Read the rest

  • SAF, NRA FILE FEDERAL LAWSUIT CHALLENGING INITIATIVE 1639

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation and National Rifle Association have filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging gun control Initiative 1639 in Washington State, on several grounds.

    The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.… Read the rest

  • SAF, DEFENSE DISTRIBUTED ASK TRO, INJUNCTION AGAINST N.J. ATTY. GENERAL

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation and Defense Distributed today filed a motion in federal court in Texas seeking a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction against New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal to prevent enforcement of a new law that they believe is a direct infringement of their First Amendment rights.… Read the rest

  • ‘ALEC BALDWIN HAS RE-DEFINED ‘BENIGN BEHAVIOR’,’ SAYS SAF

    BELLEVUE, WA – Following his arrest in New York City Friday morning, anti-gun-rights actor Alec Baldwin reportedly declared that the city is trying to “criminalize behavior once thought benign,” which is a remarkable definition for allegedly punching somebody, the Second Amendment Foundation said today.… Read the rest

  • SAF CONDEMNS MEDIA BIAS ON GUNS AS ELECTION LOOMS

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today condemned what it considers blatant media bias against firearms, which invariably seems to show up in headlines and news reports just prior to an election.

    “We’ve got an important midterm election next week,” noted SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M.… Read the rest

  • GALLUP POLL SHOWS MOST AMERICANS OPPOSE SEMI-AUTO BAN, SAYS SAF

    BELLEVUE, WA – A new Gallup survey showing that a majority of Americans now oppose a ban on so-called “assault weapons” could not have come at a better time, the Second Amendment Foundation said today.

    “The new Gallup poll shows that 57 percent of Americans do not support a ban on semi-automatic rifles, which have been deliberately mislabeled as ‘assault rifles,’” said SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M.… Read the rest

  • SAF JOINS CA GROUPS SUING RIVERSIDE COUNTY, SHERIFF OVER CCW POLICIES

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation has joined in a federal lawsuit challenging Riverside County, California and Sheriff Stanley Sniff over the county’s handgun carry license policies, which plaintiffs assert are unconstitutional.

    Joining SAF in this legal action are the Calguns Foundation, Firearms Policy Coalition, Firearms Policy Foundation and Madison Society Foundation, and a private citizen, Arie Van Nieuwenhuyzen, a legal resident alien who lives in Riverside County.… Read the rest

  • SAF, CCRKBA JOIN IN AMICUS BRIEF CHALLENGING MARYLAND GUN LAW

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms have joined in an amicus (friend of the court) brief in a case challenging Maryland’s process to obtain a licenses to possess a handgun in one’s home, contending that this violates the Second Amendment.… Read the rest

  • GUN RIGHTS CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE RECORD; LIVE STREAM REACHED 115K

    BELLEVUE, WA – This year’s 33rd annual Gun Rights Policy Conference attendance hit a record high of more than 800, and for the first time, the entire event was live-streamed via Facebook and more than 115,000 people visited the site, according to the Second Amendment Foundation.… Read the rest

  • SAF, DEFENSE DISTRIBUTED ADD DEFENDANTS IN AMENDED LAWSUIT

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation and Defense Distributed have amended their lawsuit to include four more state and local officials, accusing them of “unconstitutional prior restraint” by attempting to prevent online sharing of 3-D firearms printing technology despite a Justice Department settlement of a lawsuit earlier this summer.… Read the rest

  • 33rd ANNUAL NATIONAL GUN RIGHTS POLICY CONFERENCE SEPT. 21-23 IN CHICAGO

    BELLEVUE, WA – With the crucial mid-term Congressional elections looming in November, the 33rd annual Gun Rights Policy Conference (GRPC) will be held Sept. 21-23 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Chicago, co-hosted by the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (CCRKBA).… Read the rest


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