• SAF: ILLINOIS GOV. SETS EXAMPLE FOR OTHERS ON GUN, AMMUNITION STORES

    BELLEVUE, WA — The Second Amendment Foundation today applauded Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker for including firearm and ammunition suppliers on the list of “essential businesses and operations” that will remain open during the Prairie State’s “Shelter-In-Place” emergency due to the ongoing COVID-19 Coronavirus emergency. “When an anti-gun Democrat governor declares that essential businesses include firearm […]

  • SAF TO N.O. MAYOR CANTRELL: ‘WE SUED CITY ONCE, WE’LL DO IT AGAIN’

    BELLEVUE, WA — The Second Amendment Foundation today warned New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell against suspending or limiting the sale of firearms and ammunition under her recently proclaimed State of Emergency due to Covid-19. Under provisions of her proclamation, the “Emergency Authority” is empowered, if necessary, “to suspend or limit the sale, dispensing or transporting […]

  • N.C. ‘STATE OF EMERGENCY’ PROVES IMPORTANCE OF 2012 SAF COURT WIN

    BELLEVUE, WA – Now that North Carolina’s Democrat Gov. Roy Cooper has declared a statewide emergency because of the spreading Coronavirus, the Second Amendment Foundation is reminding all Americans, especially Tar Heel State residents, their right to bear arms will not be impaired because of an important 2012 court victory in a case known as […]

  • SAF SUES CONNECTICUT OVER MAG LIMIT

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation and Connecticut Citizens Defense League have filed suit in Federal District Court challenging the State of Connecticut’s prohibition on ammunition magazines holding more than ten rounds, or loading more than ten cartridges into a so-called “high capacity magazine.” The lawsuit is filed on behalf of Connecticut residents Susan […]

  • SAF PETITIONS SUPREME COURT FOR REVIEW OF RODRIGUEZ CASE

    BELLEVUE, WA – Attorneys for the Second Amendment Foundation have filed a petition to the U.S. Supreme Court seeking review of their case challenging the City of San Jose and its police department in a case involving the seizure of legally-owned firearms and refusal to return them. This makes the fourth SAF case now awaiting […]

  • SAF WARNS OF NEW ‘GUN CONTROL PLAYBOOK’ TO PUSH ‘RED FLAG’ LAWS

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation is cautioning the public about a new “toolkit” for gun control lobbying groups to help them campaign for passage of so-called “red flag” laws that create “Extreme Risk Protection Orders” designed to take firearms from people based on allegations from family members, intimate partners or others, raising concerns […]

  • SAF JOINS AMICUS BRIEF IN CAL ‘ASSAULT RIFLE’ BAN CHALLENGE

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation is joining several other rights organizations in an amicus brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in support of a case challenging California’s ban on so-called “assault rifles.” SAF is joined by the Firearms Policy Coalition, Firearms Policy Foundation, Madison Society Foundation, California Gun […]

  • SAF CHALLENGE TO ILL. NON-RESIDENT CCW PROHIBITION GETS BACKING FROM STATE AG’s

    BELLEVUE, WA – Eighteen state attorneys general have joined in an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court supporting a Second Amendment Foundation petition for writ of certiorari seeking high court review in the case of Culp v. Raoul, which challenges the refusal by Illinois to take applications from non-residents for an Illinois carry license. […]

  • SAF, ISRA SUE ILLINOIS STATE POLICE OVER FOID CARD INACTION

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation and Illinois State Rifle Association have filed suit in U.S. District Court against the Illinois State Police, ISP Director Brendan Kelly and Jessica Trame in her official capacity as Bureau Chief of the Illinois State Police Firearms Services Bureau, alleging they have allowed Firearm Owner Identification Card and […]

  • A Special Invitation

    A special invitation from us at The Second Amendment Foundation and our friends at Free To Choose Media. Join us for a Town Hall Meeting to build the 2nd Amendment Family. Join us to stress the importance of firearms for self-defense. Building public support of all gun owners is critical in the on-going challenge to […]

  • SAF: ‘TX CHURCH SHOOTING PROVES GOOD GUYS WITH GUNS PROTECT SOFT TARGETS’

    BELLEVUE, WA – The tragic church shooting Sunday in White Settlement, Texas in which church members fatally shot the gunman provides more evidence that good guys with guns are necessary to stop bad guys, and that armed citizens can protect soft targets, the Second Amendment Foundation said today. “This horrible shooting was live streamed, and […]

  • SAF, CCRKBA OFFICIALS APPLAUD VA, ILL ACTIVISTS IN ‘SANCTUARY COUNTY’ PUSH

    BELLEVUE, WA – Officials with the Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today declared full support for the efforts of grassroots gun rights activists, county sheriffs and county officials for courageously adopting “Second Amendment Sanctuary” resolutions in defense of citizens’ rights in Virginia, Illinois and other states. […]

  • IF PELOSI LIES ABOUT YOUTH GUN DEATHS, WHAT ELSE IS SHE FIBBING ABOUT, SAF ASKS

    BELLEVUE, WA – Democrat House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been called out by the Washington Post Fact Checker for repeating a blatant falsehood about the number of children who die every day from so-called “gun violence,” and today the Second Amendment Foundation wonders what else she’s been lying about. “Fact Checker Glenn Kessler plays no […]

  • ‘CAUTIOUS OPTIMISM’ AFTER SCOTUS HEARS ARGUMENTS IN NY CASE, SAYS SAF

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today expressed high hopes that the U.S. Supreme Court will “step up to the plate” and expand further on the right to keep and bear arms that is protected by the Second Amendment in the case of the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association v. City of […]

  • SAF SAYS SHOOTINGS AGAIN PROVE FAILED LOGIC OF CALIFORNIA GUN CONTROL

    BELLEVUE, WA – The school shooting near Los Angeles and Sunday’s multiple homicide in Fresno are more examples of the failure of extremist California gun control, the Second Amendment Foundation said today. Two students were murdered at Saugus High School last Thursday by a teenager who could not legally carry a handgun, and four people […]

  • HINDSIGHT : Court Action Is Expensive …And Time Consuming

    By Joseph P. Tartaro, Second Amendment Foundation President If you want to take your search for justice all the way to the US Supreme Court you’d better be prepared to pay the piper. And he’s very expensive. You’d also better hope and pray that the nine Supremes will even hear your case. They don’t take them all. There […]

  • SAF JOINS AMICUS BRIEF SUPPORTING CHALLENGE TO MARYLAND GUN LAW

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation has joined four other organizations in an amicus curiae brief to the U.S. Supreme Court supporting a challenge to Maryland’s restrictive gun control law requiring applicants for concealed carry permits to provide a “good and substantial reason” to exercise their right to bear arms. SAF is joined by […]

  • JUDGE SAYS EDMONDS, WA ‘SAFE STORAGE’ RULE VIOLATES PREEMPTION LAW IN SAF/NRA SUIT

    BELLEVUE, WA – A Snohomish County, WA Superior Court judge has ruled that a 2018-passed ordinance in the City of Edmonds requiring so-called “safe storage” of firearms “impermissibly regulates firearms in violation” of Washington’s 36-year-old preemption law, in a lawsuit filed by the Second Amendment Foundation and National Rifle Association. SAF and NRA are joined […]

  • SAF SEEKS SCOTUS REVIEW OF IMPORTANT ILLINOIS CARRY CASE

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation has petitioned the Supreme Court of the United States to review a case challenging the State of Illinois’ ban on concealed carry by non-residents, asserting that without high court review, “virtually all Americans will be deprived of their full Second Amendment rights while in the State of Illinois, […]

  • SAF’S GOTTLIEB TO DELIVER KICKOFF SPEECH AT ‘ROD OF IRON FREEDOM FESTIVAL’

    BELLEVUE, WA – Alan Gottlieb, founder and executive vice president of the Second Amendment Foundation, will deliver the “kickoff speech” Saturday morning for the “Rod of Iron Freedom Festival” at the Tommy Gun Warehouse in Greeley, Pa., heading a lineup of speakers and launching a weekend of fun activities for shooters and Second Amendment activists. […]


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