• SAF SUIT ALLEGES CIVIL RIGHTS DEPRIVATION UNDER COLOR OF LAW IN ARKANSAS

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation has filed a complaint in U.S. District Court in Arkansas on behalf of a legal resident alien, alleging that his right to keep and bear arms is being violated by a state law that prevents him from obtaining a concealed carry license.… Read the rest

  • SAF APPLAUDS SEATTLE LIBRARY ON GUN POLICY, DONATES COPY OF MILLER BOOK

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today applauded the overdue policy change at Seattle’s public libraries regarding the legal carry of firearms by law-abiding citizens in library facilities.

    In recognition of this policy change, reported by Seattle Times columnist Danny Westneat, SAF is donating an autographed copy of Washington Times Senior Opinion Editor Emily Miller’s new book, Emily Gets Her Gun…But Obama Wants to Take Yours, to the library.… Read the rest

  • SAF SUES SEATTLE OVER WITHHELD JANUARY GUN BUYBACK DOCUMENTS

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today filed a lawsuit in King County Superior Court alleging that the City of Seattle violated the Public Records Act by withholding documents sought by SAF under a public records request relating to the city’s controversial gun buyback in January.… Read the rest

  • SAF APPLAUDS ILLINOIS LAWMAKERS FOR OVERRIDE VOTE, COURT COMPLIANCE

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today congratulated Illinois lawmakers for “courageously overriding Gov. Pat Quinn’s veto” of concealed carry legislation, complying with a federal appeals court mandate that resulted from SAF’s successful civil rights lawsuit against the state’s prohibition on bearing arms for personal protection.… Read the rest

  • SAF CHALLENGES BLOOMBERG TO SEE NEW GUN RIGHTS DOCUMENTARY

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today challenged New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to attend a screening of a new Kris Koenig documentary – Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire – that reminds the audience that firearms rights are constitutionally-protected civil rights.… Read the rest

  • MIKO TEMPSKI RETURNS TO SAF AS GENERAL COUNSEL

    BELLEVUE, WA – Attorney Miko Tempski, who previously served as Legal Affairs director for the Second Amendment Foundation, has returned after nearly two years as an assistant attorney general for the State of Washington to become SAF general counsel.

    SAF Executive Vice President Alan M.… Read the rest

  • AMENDED SAF SUIT CHALLENGES CALIFORNIA GUN MICROSTAMPING LAW

    BELLEVUE, WA – Attorneys for the Second Amendment Foundation and Calguns Foundation have filed an amended complaint in the on-going Pena case, challenging California’s handgun roster law to clarify that the challenge extends to the state’s newly-activated microstamping regulation.

    The plaintiffs’ motion for summary judgment will be argued by the court’s deadline in November.… Read the rest

  • OP-ED: THE REVEALING BRITISH NEWSPAPER POLL NOBODY WILL HEAR ABOUT

    By Alan Gottlieb

    When the British daily newspaper The Telegraph asked readers which of six suggested measures they would like to see introduced in the House of Commons, reader response was surprisingly tilted toward one significant proposal, but you probably won’t hear about it from the U.S.… Read the rest

  • SAF RESPONDS TO BLOOMBERG WITH NATIONAL EDUCATION CAMPAIGN

    BELLEVUE, WA – In response to Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s national anti-gun ad campaign, the Second Amendment Foundation today launched a public education and awareness effort on more than 160 radio station websites and the Fox News Radio website.

    The audio spots and banner advertisements will run in conjunction with streamed nationally-syndicated talk radio programs including Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Gov.… Read the rest

  • GUN RIGHTS DOCUMENTARY FILM IN THEATERS

    Below is exciting information about a new important gun rights documentary film that the Second Amendment Foundation helped to fund and make possible. It is opening soon in theaters all across the country. SAF founder Alan Gottlieb is prominently featured in this documentary.… Read the rest

  • NEW SAF, CCRKBA VIDEO REVEALS THE ‘REAL WAR ON WOMEN’

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms and Second Amendment Foundation have jointly released a powerful new video revealing http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4IyuYL0SWQI that the “real war on women” is about keeping them disarmed and unable to protect themselves and their children against violent criminals.… Read the rest

  • SAF LAUNCHES EDUCATION, AWARENESS EFFORT

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation will launch an ambitious three-week public education and awareness effort on nationally-syndicated talk radio programs, and XM Sirius radio to explain its legal and educational efforts and encourage public support.

    SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan Gottlieb said a series of advertisements will air on “threats to firearms rights and SAF’s response through litigation against unconstitutional gun laws.”

    “We will highlight legal abuses of constitutional rights, and explain how we challenge such laws in the courts to protect our liberty,” Gottlieb stated.… Read the rest

  • SAF CONGRATULATES NRA FOR RECORD HOUSTON TURNOUT

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today congratulated the National Rifle Association for its record-breaking turnout over the weekend at the 142nd annual meetings in Houston, Tex.

    “With a turnout of more than 86,000 members and guests, many of whom became new members, the NRA can be justifiably proud,” said SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan Gottlieb, himself an NRA Life member.… Read the rest

  • SAF ALARMED AT ABSENCE OF CIVILIAN ARMS RIGHTS IN UN ARMS TREATY

    BELLEVUE, WA – The controversial Arms Trade Treaty passed by the United Nations General Assembly (GA) with the United States’ support represents an alarming policy shift, and a potential threat to American gun rights, the Second Amendment Foundation said.

    “The vote was not about public safety,” stated SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M.… Read the rest

  • SAF WINS PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION AGAINST NEW MEXICO CONCEALED CARRY BAN

    BELLEVUE, WA — The Second Amendment Foundation has won a preliminary injunction against a part of the State of New Mexico’s concealed carry statute on the grounds that it violates the right of equal protection under the law.

    The ruling, handed down by the U.S.… Read the rest

  • SAF SUES NEBRASKA OVER CARRY PROHIBITION FOR RESIDENT ALIENS

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today filed a motion for injunctive relief against Nebraska officials over a statutory prohibition that prevents non-citizens legally residing in the state from obtaining a concealed carry permit.

    SAF filed the lawsuit on behalf of 68-year-old Carlos Nino De Rivera Lajous, a Mexican citizen who has been legally residing in Lincoln since 1990.… Read the rest

  • MORE EMBARRASSMENT FOR BLOOMBERG’S ANTI-GUN MAYORS GROUP, SAYS SAF

    BELLEVUE, WA – Three more names have been added to a veritable rogue’s gallery of current or former members of Michael Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns who have run afoul of the law with Thursday’s criminal charges against Marcus Hook, Pa.… Read the rest

  • SAF WARNS ALABAMA CITY TO FOREGO GUN REGULATIONS OR FACE LAWSUIT

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation has warned the City of Guntersville, Ala. to drop its effort to pass an emergency citizen disarmament ordinance or face legal action.

    Guntersville Mayor Leigh Dollar is reportedly working on a proposal – to be discussed at the city council’s March 4 meeting – that would allow police to confiscate firearms from allegedly “unruly” citizens during an emergency, such as the aftermath of a storm.… Read the rest

  • WASHINGTON TIMES PUBLISHES SPECIAL SAF SECTION ON GUN RIGHTS

    BELLEVUE, WA – Thursday’s edition of the Washington Times includes a special 12-page section focusing on gun rights paid for and sponsored by the Second Amendment Foundation.

    The section includes reprints of articles from other sections of the Washington Times, plus commentary by SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M.… Read the rest

  • SAF LAUNCHES NEW EFFORT TO DEFEND EQUALITY OF GUN OWNERSHIP

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today launched a new project aimed at promoting and protecting equality in the exercise of the individual fundamental right to keep and bear arms, with a video message for television and the internet, and a new website EqualGunRights.com with a petition campaign.… Read the rest


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