• 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

  • NEW AMA CHIEF’S WAR ON GUNS IS ‘JUST ONE MORE MEDICAL MISADVENTURE,’ SAYS GUN RIGHTS LEADER

    By announcing a campaign against gun violence in his inaugural speech as president of the American Medical Association, Dr. Richard Corlin has taken medical misadventures to a new low, said Alan Gottlieb, founder of the Second Amendment Foundation.

    Dr. Corlin, a Santa Monica, CA gastroenterologist, was elected president of the AMA during that organization’s annual House of Delegates meeting Wednesday in Chicago.… Read the rest

  • MORE LAWSUITS LOOM AS OHIO LAWMAKERS DEBATE CONCEALED CARRY BILLS

    The Second Amendment Foundation announced today that it has additional lawsuits planned against the current Ohio law banning the means of self-defense outside one’s home through legal concealed carry of firearms by law-abiding adult citizens.

    “The current law is unconstitutional, and all we need to do is present our case before a fair and impartial judge to have it tossed out,” proclaimed Alan Gottlieb, SAF Founder.… Read the rest

  • SECOND AMENDMENT FOUNDATION APPLAUDS GOV. JEB BUSH FOR SIGNING LAWSUIT LEGISLATION

    The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) today applauded Florida Gov. Jeb Bush for signing legislation that prevents metropolitan mayors in the Sunshine State from filing frivolous lawsuits against the firearms industry.

    Gov. Bush signed the legislation Tuesday morning in Tallahassee, making Florida the 26th state to pass a law preventing the kinds of municipal lawsuits over which SAF is currently suing the National Conference of Mayors and individual mayors in over two dozen cities.… Read the rest

  • SAF SEEKS INVESTIGATION OF HOSPITAL’S RENT-FREE ARRANGEMENT WITH MILLION MOMS

    The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) announced today it will ask California Attorney General William Lockyer to investigate the rent-free use of office space at San Francisco General Hospital by the Million Mom March, and the Trauma Foundation.

    SAF founder Alan Gottlieb made the announcement following published reports that the hospital had allowed the Trauma Foundation to use offices in one of its buildings, which were then provided to the Million Mom March on a rent-free basis.… Read the rest

  • GOTTLIEB HAILS STUDY SHOWING MEDIA DISTORTS CRIME, WRONGLY INFLUENCES PUBLIC OPINION

    A study by the Berkley Media Studies group that shows news agencies have distorted the occurrence of violent crime, leading the public to support policies based on this false image, was hailed today by Alan Gottlieb, founder of the Second Amendment Foundation.… Read the rest

  • SECOND AMENDMENT FOUNDATION HAILS NEW ORLEANS DECISION, VOWS TO PURSUE LAWSUIT AGAINST MAYORS

    As New Orleans Mayor Marc Morial vowed to appeal the Louisiana Supreme Court’s dismissal of the city’s lawsuit against the firearms industry, the Second Amendment Foundation announced today it will “vigorously push forward” with its own legal action against Morial, and the U.S.… Read the rest

  • CALLS FOR ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS FOLLOWING MASSACHUSETTS TRAGEDY ARE ‘HALF-BAKED, HALF-COCKED AND ALL WRONG,’ SAYS GUN RIGHTS LEADER

    When gun control extremists quickly capitalized on the tragedy in Wakefield, Mass. to call for stricter gun laws in the Bay State, reaction was swift from Alan Gottlieb, founder of the Second Amendment Foundation.

    “Suggesting that more restrictive gun laws would have somehow prevented this calculated, cold-blooded killing are half-baked, half-cocked and all wrong,” Gottlieb stated.… Read the rest

  • SOLICITOR GENERAL’S FEDERAL COURT REMARKS CONDEMNED BY FIREARMS RIGHTS ACTIVIST

    Remarks made by US Solicitor General Seth P. Waxman in federal court this week that “federal law enforcement officials are privileged to do what would otherwise be unlawful if done by private citizens” were immediately deplored by a top firearms civil rights leader.… Read the rest

  • OHIO APPEALS COURT RULING LAUDED

    An Ohio Appeals Court’s unanimous rejection of Cincinnati’s lawsuit against the firearms industry was lauded Monday by the head of a gun rights organization that is currently suing the U.S. Conference of Mayors over this and similar municipal actions against gun makers.… Read the rest

  • BRADY LAW PROVEN INEFFECTIVE ONCE AGAIN

    A study that analyzed national data over a 12-year period, and concluded that the Brady Gun Control Law had no effect on homicides and suicides, brought a strong response from Alan Gottlieb, Founder of the Second Amendment Foundation.

    “So much for ‘effective gun control’ that Brady Law proponents pandered when they lobbied for passage of that legislation in 1993,” Gottlieb observed.… Read the rest

  • OHIO GUN LAW BLOCKED BY RESTRAINING ORDER

    CINCINNATI, OHIO (Tuesday, July 18, 2000) – Judge Robert Ruehlman today issued a restraining order against enforcement of Ohio’s law banning concealed carry of firearms as well as the law banning loaded firearms in a motor vehicle. The order affects the City of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.… Read the rest

  • OHIO GUN LAW CHALLENGED IN COURT TODAY

    Cincinnati, Ohio: The Second Amendment Foundation, along with Ohio citizens, filed a Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief against the law prohibiting the carrying of concealed firearms. The suit alleges that current law violates numerous federal and state constitutional protections.

    “It is blatantly unfair to have a law where nobody knows whether he or she is complying with the law, or in violation of the law,” stated Alan Gottlieb, SAF founder.… Read the rest

  • LEADING GUN RIGHTS GROUP CALLS UPON ATTORNEYS GENERAL TO INVESTIGATE CONSPIRACY BY MAYORS AGAINST FIREARMS INDUSTRY

    One of the nation’s leading firearms civil rights advocates today called upon the U.S. Justice Department and attorneys general in Connecticut, New York and Maryland, to investigate an “obvious conspiracy” involving mayors in 28 major U.S. cities and an attorney with the Center to Prevent Handgun Violence to bankrupt the firearms industry.… Read the rest

  • BOYCOTT OF CITIBANK/CITIGROUP SUCCESSFUL BY GUN OWNER GROUP

    Citibank, a member of CitiGroup, has agreed to drop its biased policy of refusing accounts of lawful firearms businesses in response to the Second Amendment Foundation’s boycott. Citibank will now treat “small firearms businesses” the same as other businesses “using the same standards” according to a Citibank media statement.… Read the rest

  • CITIBANK/CITIGROUP FACES NATIONAL BOYCOTT BY GUN OWNER GROUP

    In response to Citibank’s refusal to accept accounts of lawful firearms businesses, the Second Amendment Foundation has called for a nationwide boycott of Citibank and all other members of the CitiGroup Conglomerate.

    “Let’s make ourselves heard as a unified voice to protect free enterprise and our basic civil rights!… Read the rest

  • CANNON SAFES ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FOR SAF LAWSUIT AGAINST ANTI-GUN MAYORS

    Cannon Safes renewed its commitment to protecting and supporting Second Amendment rights by reserving $25 from each sale of Cannon’s model 25 S.A.R. safes beginning January 15th to help defeat the anti-gun Mayors in court. The money will be donated to the Second Amendment Foundation’s (SAF) legal fund for their landmark lawsuit against the U.S.… Read the rest

  • CINCINNATI GUN LAWSUIT DISMISSED AGAINST GUN MANUFACTURERS

    The city of Cincinnati earns the dubious distinction of being the first city to fail in a frivolous lawsuit against firearm manufacturers, distributors and trade associations. The court firmly held that the lawsuit was both vague and unsupported by legal precedent.… Read the rest


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