• FEDERAL LAWSUIT CHALLENGES SEMI-AUTO BAN IN NEW YORK STATE

    BELLEVUE, WA – A federal lawsuit supported by the Second Amendment Foundation and Firearms Policy Coalition has been filed in New York, challenging that state’s ban on so-called “assault weapons.” Plaintiffs are represented by SAF and FPC attorneys. The complaint was filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, on behalf […]

  • SAF FILES MEMORANDUM SUPPORTING MOTION FOR P.I. OR SUMMARY JUDGMENT

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation has filed a memorandum of points and authorities in support of its motion for a preliminary injunction or, alternatively, a motion for summary judgment in a case known as Renna v. Bonta, which challenges California’s novel ban on hundreds of handgun models under its “Unsafe Handgun Act” (UHA). […]

  • SAF SUES NEW JERSEY OVER NEW CONCEALED CARRY LAW

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today filed a federal lawsuit against the State of New Jersey, challenging the state’s new gun control law prohibiting licensed concealed carry in an expanded list of so-called “sensitive places,” and further criminalizes carrying an operable handgun “while in a vehicle.” Joining SAF are the Firearms Policy Coalition, […]

  • SAF VICTORY: FEDERAL JUDGE DECLARES CA FEE-SHIFTING UNCONSTITUTIONAL

    BELLEVUE, WA – A federal judge has declared California’s controversial “fee-shifting” tenet of the state’s new gun control law to be unconstitutional, and permanently enjoined the state from enforcing this provision, known as Section 1021.11. It’s a victory for the Second Amendment Foundation and its partners in their lawsuit challenging the statute. SAF founder and […]

  • SAF, DEFENSE DISTRIBUTED ALLOWED TO INTERVENE IN VANDERSTOK CASE

    BELLEVUE, WA – A federal court in Texas has granted a request by the Second Amendment Foundation and Defense Distributed to intervene in a case known as VanDerStok v. Garland, which challenges the authority of the Justice Department and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to regulate items that are not firearms, as if […]

  • SAF ATTORNEYS RESPOND TO BONTA, NEWSOM BRIEFS IN CAL. FEE SHIFTING CASE

    BELEVUE, WA – Attorneys representing the Second Amendment Foundation and its partners in a challenge of California’s fee-shifting law have filed a consolidated response to court briefs filed by Attorney General Rob Bonta and Gov. Gavin Newsom. California’s new law includes a one-way fee-shifting penalty to discourage lawsuits against restrictive gun laws, creating a chilling […]

  • CA APPEALS COURT DENIES STAY OF INJUNCTION IN GUN PRIVACY CASE

    BELLEVUE, WA — A California appeals court panel has unanimously denied a request from state Attorney General Rob Bonta for an immediate stay of an injunction in a case brought by the Second Amendment Foundation in a challenge of the state law allowing the state Department of Justice to share personal information about firearms owners […]

  • SAF, CCRKBA TO CELEBRATE ‘BILL OF RIGHTS’ DAY, NOTE BIG 2A VICTORY

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation and its sister organization, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, said this year’s “Bill of Rights Day” observance Thursday, Dec. 15 will have a special significance thanks to this year’s U.S. Supreme Court decision strengthening the Second Amendment. “For more than 200 years, […]

  • SAF ATTORNEYS FIGHT STAY REQUEST IN CHALLENGE OF NY CARRY RESTRICTION

    BELLEVUE, WA – Attorneys for the Second Amendment Foundation have filed a response to a motion by the State of New York, asking for a stay in SAF’s challenge of New York’s revised concealed carry law which essentially prohibits carry on or in private property. Joining SAF in this lawsuit on behalf of New York […]

  • CAL. AG ‘NOT IN POSITION’ TO DEFEND FEE SHIFTING; NEWSOM INTERVENES

    BELLEVUE, WA – The California Attorney General’s office has stepped away from defending the constitutionality of the state’s new “fee shifting” law related to legal challenges of gun laws, and as a result Gov. Gavin Newsom has hired a private law firm to intervene in two legal actions, Miller v. Bonta and South Bay Rod […]

  • SAF FILES 2nd FEDERAL LAWSUIT CHALLENGING OREGON MEASURE 114

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) has filed its second lawsuit in federal court challenging tenets of Measure 114, the Oregon gun control package narrowly approved by voters in November. This is the fourth federal challenge to the gun control measure, which mandates training and the acquisition of a purchase permit by any […]

  • FEDERAL JUDGE RULES AGAINST CAL’S ATTEMPT TO MOOT SAF GUN CASE

    BELLEVUE, WA – A federal judge in San Diego has rejected an attempt by the State of California to moot a Second Amendment Foundation lawsuit seeking to overturn a Golden State statute designed to penalize any plaintiffs, and their attorneys, in cases challenging California gun control laws. The case is known as Miller v. Bonta. […]

  • SAF THANKS LUTH-AR FOR BRONZE CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation is pleased to announce that Luth-AR, LLC, founded by Randy Luth and based in Buffalo, Minn. has renewed its corporate sponsorship for 2023 as a Bronze supporting member. “We are once again honored that Luth-AR is continuing to participate in our ‘Corporate Sponsorship Program’ and especially founder Randy […]

  • SAF FILES FEDERAL CHALLENGE TO OREGON MEASURE 114, ASKS INJUNCTION, TRO

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today filed a federal lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Portland, Oregon challenging provisions of Ballot Measure 114, the restrictive gun control initiative passed Nov. 8 which bans standard capacity ammunition magazines among its tenets. Joining SAF in the legal action are G4 Archery, Grayguns, Inc., the Firearms […]

  • SAF FILES BRIEF SUPPORTING MOTION FOR INJUNCTION AGAINST DELAWARE HB 450

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation has filed an opening brief in support of its motion for a preliminary and permanent injunction against the State of Delaware and enforcement of House Bill 450, which radically expands the state’s laws and bans so-called “assault weapons.” SAF is joined by the Firearms Policy Coalition, Inc., DJJAMS […]

  • FEDERAL JUDGE GRANTS PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION IN N.Y. PRIVATE PROPERTY CASE

    BELLEVUE, WA – A federal judge in western New York has granted a preliminary injunction against enforcement of the “private property exclusion” tenet of the state’s new gun control law, calling it unconstitutional. The case, known as Christian et. al. v. Nigrelli, et. al., was brought by the Second Amendment Foundation and Firearms Policy Coalition […]

  • SAF FILES MEMORANDUM IN MOTION FOR INJUNCTION IN CA GUN SHOW BAN CASE

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation has filed a memorandum of points and authorities in support of their motion for a preliminary injunction in a case challenging California’s new statute banning gun shows. Joining SAF in this action are the California Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc., Asian Pacific American Gun Owners Association, the Second […]

  • SAF FILES REPLY SUPPORTING MOTION FOR P.I. IN NY PARKS BAN CASE

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation has filed a reply supporting its earlier motion for a preliminary injunction in the case of Christian v. Nigrelli, challenging New York State’s ban on carrying firearms in public parks under the state’s new concealed carry law. SAF is joined by the Firearms Policy Coalition, Inc. and Brett […]

  • NEW DRGO STUDY SAYS NO LINK BETWEEN LEGAL GUN SALES AND VIOLENT CRIME

    BELLEVUE, WA – Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership (DRGO)—a project of the Second Amendment Foundation—has released a new study showing there is “no association between increased lawful firearm sales and rates of crime or homicide.” The study, by DRGO member Mark Hamill, MD, FACS, FCCM, is titled “Legal Firearm Sales at State Level and Rates […]

  • SAF FILES FEDERAL LAWSUIT CHALLENGING DELAWARE GUN BAN

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today filed a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Delaware’s recently-adopted ban on so-called “assault weapons” on the grounds the legislation—known as House Bill 450—violates the Second Amendment. Joining SAF in this legal action are the Firearms Policy Coalition, a Nevada-based group, DJJAMS, LLC, a firearms retailer in […]



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