• NEW GALLUP POLL SHOWING DECLINING SUPPORT FOR GUN BAN HAILED BY SAF

    BELLEVUE, WA – A new Gallup poll that shows dramatically declining support for a ban on so-called “assault weapons” is proof that more Americans are waking up to the fact that gun bans and restrictive control in general are not the solutions to violent crime, the Second Amendment Foundation said today.… Read the rest

  • SAF SKEPTICAL OF NEW ‘STUDY’ SAYING MORE KIDS DYING IN GUN MISHAPS

    BELLEVUE, WA – A reported new study by two news agencies that asserts more children are dying in gun-related accidents than are actually reported by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention should be approached with caution, the Second Amendment Foundation said today.… Read the rest

  • SAF CALLS GUN SHOW LICENSE PLATE SCANS A ‘CIVIL RIGHTS OUTRAGE,’ WANTS PROBE

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today is calling for a probe by the House Oversight Committee on an effort by the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency to record license plate information on all cars belonging to gun show customers in Southern California, calling the project a “civil rights outrage.”

    The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday that federal agents apparently persuaded local police officers in 2010 to scan those license plates, ostensibly to detect possible gun smuggling.… Read the rest

  • SAF BLAMES GUN CONTROL HYSTERIA FOR RISE IN STOLEN GUNS FROM CARS

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today responded to a biased story about firearms theft that appears in The Trace, an on-line anti-gun-rights publication.

    The story concerns gun thefts from vehicles. SAF noted that those guns would not be left in cars were it not for the ridiculous gun control laws supported by wealthy anti-gun elitists who also support the publication.… Read the rest

  • 31st ANNUAL NATIONAL GUN RIGHTS POLICY CONFERENCE THIS WEEKEND IN TAMPA

    BELLEVUE, WA – With the national and local elections looming in six weeks, hundreds of Second Amendment activists will gather in Tampa, Florida this weekend for the 31st annual Gun Rights Policy Conference, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel.

    This important annual conference offers two days of panel discussions and presentations involving many of the top leaders in the firearms community.… Read the rest

  • MEDIA ADVISORY: 31st ANNUAL NATIONAL GUN RIGHTS POLICY CONFERENCE

    BELLEVUE, WA – Virginia attorney Alan Gura, who won both the 2008 Heller case and the 2010 case of McDonald v. City of Chicago before the U.S. Supreme Court, is slated to be one of the highlight speakers later this month at the 31st annual Gun Rights Policy Conference at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Tampa, Fla., an event that will also feature several national gun rights leaders.… Read the rest

  • SAF SUES CITY OF SEATTLE FOR VIOLATING PUBLIC RECORDS ACT IN GUN TAX PROBE

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the City of Seattle, alleging violation of the state Public Records Act for refusing to disclose revenue data related to the controversial “gun violence tax” that was rushed into law last year.… Read the rest

  • APPEALS COURT RULES THAT NON-SERIOUS CONVICTIONS DO NOT ERASE 2A RIGHTS

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Third U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that individuals convicted of certain non-serious misdemeanor crimes do not lose their fundamental rights under the Second Amendment in a decision involving two separate cases brought by the Second Amendment Foundation.… Read the rest

  • SAF SLAMS APPLE EXECS FOR CHANGING HANDGUN EMOJI

    BELLEVUE, WA – The decision by Apple executives to replace a cartoon revolver emoji with one of a squirt gun is a “combination of childishness and anti-gun demagoguery,” the Second Amendment Foundation said in response to the announcement.

    “This doesn’t just border on the absurd, it completely crosses the boundary,” said SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M.… Read the rest

  • SAF SLAMS MEDIA COVER FOR CLINTON’S CAMPAIGN AGAINST SECOND AMENDMENT

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today condemned attempts by the agenda-driven
    media, led by CBS, to provide cover for Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton’s war on gun rights by trying to debunk Republican Donald Trump’s statement Thursday night that Clinton “wants to essentially abolish the Second Amendment.”

    “CBS News and others argue that Trump’s allegation is not true, and that ‘Clinton has spoken up for Second Amendment rights on several occasions,’” noted SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M.… Read the rest

  • SAF SUES ILLINOIS OVER FOSTER PARENTS’ CIVIL RIGHTS

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today filed a lawsuit against the State of Illinois on behalf of two foster parents, alleging deprivation of civil rights under color of law.

    The lawsuit is joined by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA) on behalf of Kenneth and Colleen Schults in U.S.… Read the rest

  • SAF, CCRKBA OFFER PRAYERS, SUPPORT FOR DALLAS OFFICERS AND FAMILIES

    BELLEVUE, WA — The Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today extend their heartfelt sympathy to the Dallas Police Department and Dallas Area Rapid Transit and their families for their horrible losses Thursday night.… Read the rest

  • SAF, CCRKBA CALL FOR INDEPENDENT PROBE OF FATAL SHOOTING OF LEGALLY ARMED CITIZEN

    BELLEVUE, WA — In the aftermath of Wednesday’s shooting of a legally armed citizen in the St. Paul, Minnesota suburb of Falcon Heights during a traffic stop, the Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms are calling for an independent investigation.… Read the rest

  • SAF SAYS PUNISH DEMOCRATS FOR HOUSE RULES VIOLATIONS

    BELLEVUE, WA — Reacting to an ethics complaint filed by an independent watchdog group against several House Democrats for violating House rules during their gun control sit-in, the Second Amendment Foundation today said the offenders should be punished for attacking the Second Amendment.… Read the rest

  • SAF TO JEH JOHNSON: ‘GUN OWNERSHIP IS PART OF HOMELAND SECURITY’

    BELLEVUE, WA – Contrary to what Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Tuesday that gun control is a “critical element” of protecting the nation against terrorists, the Second Amendment Foundation today said the right to keep and bear arms is this country’s original homeland security, and he needs to remember that.… Read the rest

  • ‘AMERICANS SHOULD BE APPALLED AT EFFORT TO EXPLOIT ORLANDO,’ SAYS SAF

    BELLEVUE, WA – Attempts by both President Barack Obama and Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton to exploit the terror attack in Orlando and further their gun control agenda are outrageous, the Second Amendment Foundation said today.

    “Americans should be appalled that both President Obama and Clinton chose to attack the Second Amendment rights of legitimate gun owners instead of radical Islamist terrorists,” said SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M.… Read the rest

  • SAF WANTS DOJ PROBE OF ALLEGED GUN PURCHASES BY COURIC CREW

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation is today calling for a Justice Department investigation of possible illegal firearms transactions apparently involving an unidentified producer of Katie Couric’s “Under the Gun” film that were revealed four months ago by director Stephanie Soechtig during an interview on the BYOD program on TheLipTV.… Read the rest

  • N. MARIANA ISLANDS JUDGE DENIES INTERVENTION IN SAF 2A ACTION

    BELLEVUE, WA – A federal judge in the Northern Mariana Islands has soundly rejected an attempt by a local school’s parent-teacher association to intervene in the Second Amendment Foundation’s successful challenge of a Commonwealth handgun prohibition because the case was already decided and the legislature has already replaced the unconstitutional statute.… Read the rest

  • SAF NAMES SCOTT WARREN AS NEW PROJECTS DIRECTOR

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today announced the hiring of Seattle resident Scott Warren to be its Projects Director, effective immediately.

    Warren is a 2013 graduate of Western Washington University in Bellingham with a degree in political science. A native of Snohomish, Washington, Warren graduated from Snohomish High School in 2008.… Read the rest

  • COURT RULES THAT RIGHT TO BUY, SELL GUNS PROTECTED BY 2A IN SAF CASE

    BELLEVUE, WA – A three-judge panel for the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has issued a 2-1 ruling that “the right to purchase and sell firearms is part and parcel of the historically recognized right to keep and bear arms” protected by the Second Amendment in a case brought by the Second Amendment Foundation.… Read the rest

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