• COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO DISCUSS ENDING INVOLVEMENT IN CONCEALED CARRY LAWSUIT APPEAL THIS WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM

    The Hamilton County Commissioners will discuss ending the County’s involvement in the Ohio Supreme Court Appeal in the landmark concealed carry lawsuit funded by the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) on Wednesday, April 17th at 9:30 AM in Room 603 at 138 E.… Read the rest

  • APPEALS COURT RULES OHIO’S GUN CARRY BAN UNCONSTITUTIONAL: HAMILTON COUNTY JOINS VERMONT IN ALLOWING UNLICENSED GUN CARRY AGAIN

    A unanimous Appeals Court ruled that Ohio’s ban on carrying concealed firearms is unconstitutional in a very strongly worded opinion. The monumental decision upheld Judge Ruehlman’s trial court decision and legalizes concealed carry in Hamilton County for the third time in less than two years.… Read the rest

  • SECOND AMENDMENT FOUNDATION CONDEMNS JERSEY CITY MAYOR’S WASTEFUL GUN LAWSUIT

    The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) today condemned a lawsuit against the firearms industry by Mayor Glenn D. Cunningham of Jersey City as “a wasteful use of public money in an effort more designed to promote headlines than public safety.”

    “Mayor Cunningham must not read newspapers, or else he would know that such lawsuits have repeatedly failed across the country,” said SAF Founder Alan Gottlieb.… Read the rest

  • CONCEALED CARRY LAWSUIT HEARING THIS WEDNESDAY MORNING. SAF DIRECTOR IN CINCINNATI FOR MEDIA INTERVIEWS

    Oral Arguments in the landmark concealed carry lawsuit funded by the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) will take place on Wednesday, March 20th at 9:00 AM in Room A of the William Howard Taft Law Center in Cincinnati. A decision in this case is expected anytime between Wednesday and April 10th.… Read the rest

  • CONCEALED CARRY CASE EXPEDITED AND STAY MODIFIED WITH EXPIRATION DATE

    The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) has won another victory in its effort to overturn two Ohio gun control laws. The Court of Appeals modified the stay so that it expires on April 10th at 9:00 AM, set oral arguments for March 20th and noted that if the laws are found unconstitutional, the court is not inclined to grant any other stays.… Read the rest

  • SAF CALLS FOR MORATORIUM ON ALL NEW GUN LAWS UNTIL CRIMINAL RECORDS CAN BE UPDATED

    The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) called for an immediate moratorium on the passage of all new gun laws until states and the federal government can update their computerized records on felony convictions and mental disabilities.

    Responding to a report from the Americans for Gun Safety Foundation (AGS) that claimed nearly 10,000 felons and other ineligible persons have purchased guns since mid-1999 due to problems in records keeping, SAF Founder Alan Gottlieb stated, “If that’s true, then a moratorium on the passage of any new gun laws should be immediately put in place, until these records and computer systems can be upgraded.”

    The Associated Press reported the AGS claim, in which AGS Director Jim Kessler said the criminal records for almost every state are “in terrible shape.” The anti-gun group said 25 states have automated less than 60 percent of their felony conviction records and 33 states do not automate any records on people who have been involuntarily institutionalized.… Read the rest

  • OHIO GUN CARRY BAN STRUCK DOWN AS UNCONSTITUTIONAL: HAMILTON COUNTY JOINS VERMONT IN ALLOWING UNLICENSED GUN CARRY

    Ohio’s ban on carrying concealed firearms has been struck down as unconstitutional in a landmark ruling. Within Hamilton County, law-abiding, mentally competent adults can now carry guns concealed and have loaded guns in their vehicles without fear of being arrested and prosecuted for exercising their rights under the Ohio Constitution.… Read the rest

  • CONCEALED CARRY OPPONENTS EXPOSED FOR MAKING INACCURATE STATEMENTS

    With a decision expected within the week on the Second Amendment Foundation’s (SAF) lawsuit to overturn the unconstitutional laws barring self-defense through legal concealed carry of firearms, the other side is getting desperate as the facts simply aren’t on their side.… Read the rest

  • JUSTICE DEPT. CORRECT IN REFUSING TO RELEASE NICS RECORDS FOR FBI ‘FISHING EXPEDITION’ SAYS SAF

    The Second Amendment Foundation said today that it supports the refusal by the Department of Justice to hand over firearms purchase background check records to the FBI, which wants to find out whether any of the 1,200 people detained after the Sept.… Read the rest

  • TRIAL BEGINS IN LAWSUIT TO ALLOW CARRYING OF FIREARMS FOR SELF-PROTECTION

    The lawsuit to overturn the unconstitutional laws barring self-defense through legal concealed carry of firearms by law-abiding adults begins on Thursday, November 29th at 10:30 AM in the Common Pleas Court in Hamilton County, Ohio. The lawsuit involves two combined cases funded by the Second Amendment Foundation.… Read the rest

  • APPEALS COURT CONFIRMS THAT SECOND AMENDMENT PROTECTS AN INDIVIDUAL RIGHT

    In a stunning decision, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans has crushed over 60 years of judicial misinterpretation and anti-gun rhetoric by finding that the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution protects an individual right.

    While the court’s decision in U.S.… Read the rest

  • NEW CINCINNATI/HAMILTON COUNTY LAWSUIT FILED TO ALLOW CARRYING OF FIREARMS FOR SELF-PROTECTION

    The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) will file a new lawsuit to overturn the unconstitutional laws that bar self-defense through legal concealed carry of firearms by law-abiding adults on Tuesday, October 16th. The new lawsuit features new plaintiffs but is otherwise identical to the original Cincinnati lawsuit that initially won a temporary injunction but has since stalled in the Ohio Supreme Court on minor procedural issues.… Read the rest

  • SAF HAILS SUPREME COURT ACTION ON ANTI-GUN NEW ORLEANS LAWSUIT

    The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) hailed the recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that it would not review the Louisiana State Supreme Court’s dismissal of a lawsuit against the gun industry by the City of New Orleans.

    SAF founder Alan Gottlieb stated, “The Louisiana Supreme Court’s ruling was a victory for firearms owners and gun makers.… Read the rest

  • SAF HAILS CONNECTICUT SUPREME COURT RULING ON BRIDGEPORT ANTI-GUN LAWSUIT

    The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) today hailed a decision by the Connecticut State Supreme Court that the City of Bridgeport does not have legal standing to pursue a lawsuit against the firearms industry.

    SAF founder Alan Gottlieb called the ruling “another victory for firearms owners and their civil rights, and another defeat for anti-gun extremists.”

    Bridgeport’s loss adds to the growing number of municipal lawsuits against gun makers that have been rejected by the courts.… Read the rest

  • RECORD TURNOUT AT GUN RIGHTS POLICY CONFERENCE

    Hundreds of gun rights activists from across the nation gathered at Cincinnati, OH over the weekend of Sept. 21-23 for the 16th annual Gun Rights Policy Conference, sponsored jointly by the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (CCRKBA).… Read the rest

  • WASHINGTONIANS SUPPORT INDIVIDUAL GUN RIGHTS, SURVEY REVEALS

    An overwhelming majority of Washington residents, including a huge segment of the minority community, agree with US Attorney General John Ashcroft’s view that the Second Amendment protects an individual right to keep and bear arms, according to a recent survey by Rasmussen Research, a polling group based in Raleigh, NC.… Read the rest

  • SAF APPLAUDS METCALFE, FBI FOR EXPOSING ILLEGAL STATE GUN REGISTRY IN PENNSYLVANIA

    The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) today applauded the efforts of Pennsylvania State Rep. Daryl Metcalf (R-12) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for exposing what amounts to an illegal state gun registry being conducted by the State Police.

    “As Rep. Metcalfe has maintained for over a year, the Pennsylvania State Police’s so-called ‘Record of Sale Database’ is in violation of state and federal legislation, and it certainly violates the privacy rights of tens of thousands of Pennsylvania Gun Owners,” said Alan Gottlieb, SAF founder.… Read the rest

  • SECOND AMENDMENT FOUNDATION DEMANDS APOLOGY FROM UNITED NATIONS

    American firearms owners concerned about their Constitutional rights and national sovereignty are owed an apology from the United Nations, and specifically Undersecretary-General Jayantha Dhanapala, who has declared them as “security risks.”

    As American gun owners flood the U.N. with letters and e-mails protesting the July 9-20 conference on the small arms trade, Dhanapala said those protests have been turned over to U.N.… Read the rest

  • SAF URGES GUN OWNERS: ‘UNITE AGAINST THE UNITED NATIONS’ JULY 9

    When the United Nations opens its “Conference on Small Arms and Light Weapons” in New York City on Monday, July 9, gun owners across the country should flood Congress and the White House with calls and letters, demanding that our leaders defend the Constitution and United States sovereignty.… Read the rest

  • SAF HAILS MICHIGAN SUPREME COURT RULING

    The Second Amendment Foundation today hailed the Michigan Supreme Court’s ruling that upholds the validity of the state’s new concealed carry law, which is scheduled to take effect on Sunday. SAF founder Alan Gottlieb said the ruling will enable Michigan residents to exercise the same rights of self protection now enjoyed by residents of 32 other states.… Read the rest


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