• UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN BOWS TO COMMON SENSE; MASCOT GETS MUSKET BUT GUN GROUP RESPONDS

    The University of Wisconsin’s silly attempt to disarm West Virginia’s Mountaineer mascot during this Saturday’s football game in Madison was a public relations blunder that has been rectified, yet it revealed a deeper philosophy of academic bigotry that will not be ignored by gun owners. While congratulating UW officials for quickly regaining some common sense […]

  • ARIZONA JOURNALISTS INVITED TO LUNCH AND MEDIA SHOOT

    The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (CCRKBA) invite interested print and broadcast journalists to a buffet lunch and hands-on shooting experience at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2002. The free media shoot is being held in connection with the 17th annual […]

  • IN MICHIGAN’S 15TH DISTRICT: CONSTITUTION 1 – SARAH BRADY 0

    Voters in Michigan’s strongly Democratic 15th Congressional District have chosen the Bill of Rights over a “Bill of Goods” as they soundly rejected Congresswoman Lynn Rivers, who campaigned on gun control and recruited the nation’s leading anti-gun activists to stump for her. “Lynn Rivers brought in Sarah Brady and other celebrity anti-gunners to sell 15th […]

  • GOVERNMENT SETS POOR ‘GUN CONTROL’ EXAMPLE, SAYS GUN RIGHTS LEADER

    “How can you expect the federal government to ‘control’ illegal guns when it can’t even keep track of its own firearms?” That’s the question being asked by Alan Gottlieb, founder of the Second Amendment Foundation, after an internal Justice Department report disclosed that the FBI and other federal agencies had “lost” an estimated 775 firearms. […]

  • VIOLENCE POLICY CENTER’S OPPOSITION TO ARMED PILOTS RIPPED BY GUN RIGHTS LEADERS

    Once again, the Violence Policy Center (VPC) has revealed it is far more interested in creating unarmed victims than preventing deadly crimes, whether they are street-level robberies and rapes, or mass homicides in commercial aircraft and skyscrapers. That’s the analysis from two of the nation’s top gun rights leaders, responding to a VPC statement in […]

  • ZOGBY POLL CONFIRMS PUBLIC SUPPORTS INDIVIDUAL GUN RIGHTS

    A new Zogby International poll showing that 75 percent of the American public believes the Second Amendment protects their individual right to keep and bear arms proves that gun ownership is a “mainstream value.” Zogby released the results of a poll taken for the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) showing that the majority of respondents agree […]

  • CAUGHT IN CONTRADICTION: WILL THE REAL SENATOR SCHUMER PLEASE SPEAK STRAIGHT

    Is perennial anti-gun New York Senator Charles Schumer suffering from schizophrenia? That’s the question two of the nation’s leading gun rights advocates are asking themselves after Schumer contradicted his own public position on the right to keep and bear arms. Said Schumer in a May 8 press release: “The broad principle that there is an […]

  • REACTION TO JUSTICE DEPARTMENT SHIFT PROVES ANTI-GUNNERS WANT TO ERADICATE GUN RIGHTS

    The hysterical reaction by gun grabbers to the Justice Department’s shift in philosophy from the anti-gun Clinton Administration about the Second Amendment proves that gun control is not the cause of reasonable moderates but instead the realm of gun rights hating extremists, said Alan Gottlieb, founder of the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF). Following the Department […]

  • JUSTICE DEPT. REVERSAL ON SECOND AMENDMENT HAILED BY GUN RIGHTS FOUNDATION

    The Justice Department’s enlightened interpretation of the Second Amendment as an individual right was hailed today by the firearms civil rights organization that has supported a key Texas case that led to a federal appeals court ruling upholding the individual rights concept. “Solicitor General Ted Olson took the correct position by advising the Supreme Court […]

  • 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. Court Street in Cincinnati, Ohio. If the Commissioners vote to oppose the Appeal, […]

  • 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. Unless a stay is issued in the case, law-abiding, mentally […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. This hearing is important enough […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF), […]

  • 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. “As usual, opponents of self-defense have resorted to emotional rhetoric and ignored the facts […]

  • 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. 11 terrorist attack had purchased a gun. The National Instant Check System (NICS) […]

  • 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. “It is great to finally have a trial […]

  • 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. v Emerson was to reverse and remand a lower court ruling […]


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