• SAF SUES NEW MEXICO OVER LAW BARRING CCW PERMITS FOR LEGAL RESIDENT ALIENS

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today filed a lawsuit in federal district court in New Mexico challenging that state’s prohibition on the issuance of concealed carry permits to legal resident aliens. SAF filed the complaint in U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico on behalf of John W. Jackson, an Australian […]

  • SAF SUES OVER PUBLIC HOUSING GUN BAN IN WARREN CO, ILLINOIS

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation has filed a federal lawsuit against the Warren County, Illinois Housing Authority, seeking an injunction against the WCHA’s ban on personally-owned firearms by residents of government-subsidized housing. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Ronald G. Winbigler, a resident of Costello Terrace in Monmouth. Mr. Winbigler is a […]

  • SAF WINS 2A CASE IN MASS, STRIKING DOWN GUN BAN FOR LEGAL ALIENS

    BELLEVUE, WA – A Federal District Court Judge in Massachusetts today granted summary judgment in a Second Amendment Foundation case challenging that state’s denial of firearms licenses to permanent resident aliens. U.S. District Court Judge Douglas P. Woodcock concluded that “…the Massachusetts firearms regulatory regime as applied to the individual plaintiffs, contravenes the Second Amendment.” […]

  • SAF HAILS WA HIGH COURT DENIAL OF SEATTLE GUN BAN APPEAL

    BELLEVUE, WA — The Second Amendment Foundation is delighted that the Washington State Supreme Court has unanimously denied the City of Seattle’s petition for review in the case of Winnie Chan v. City of Seattle, a legal action brought by SAF, the National Rifle Association and five individual plaintiffs. The decision affirms the state’s long-standing […]

  • MARYLAND RULING A ‘HUGE VICTORY’ FOR SECOND AMENDMENT, SAYS SAF

    BELLEVUE, WA – A federal court ruling in Maryland, that the Second Amendment right to bear arms extends beyond the home and that citizens may not be required to offer a “good and substantial reason” for obtaining a concealed carry permit, is a huge victory, the Second Amendment Foundation said today. Ruling in the case […]

  • SAF CONDEMNS TEXAS LAW PROF’S CLAIM THAT OH SCHOOL SHOOTING IS ‘EXERCISE OF 2A’

    BELLEVUE, WA – The suggestion by a University of Texas law professor that Monday’s deadly school shooting in Ohio was a “typical exercise of the Second Amendment” is an outrage, the Second Amendment Foundation said today. Calvin Johnson teaches law at UT in Austin, and his comments appeared in an e-mail that was exposed by […]

  • THE GLARING HYPOCRISY AND CHECKBOOK JOURNALISM OF MEDIA MATTERS AND DAVID BROCK

    By Alan Gottlieb and Dave Workman Recent published reports that David Brock, head of Media Matters, had his own armed bodyguard while the organization took more than $400,000 from the anti-gun Joyce Foundation to push “gun and public safety issues,” offers one more revealing example of crass elitism. Simply put, instead of being a media […]

  • GLOCK FIRST GOLD LEVEL SPONSOR IN NEW SAF CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today announced that Glock, Inc. has joined the SAF’s new corporate sponsorship program at the Gold level. Glock’s continuing support of the Second Amendment Foundation and of SAF’s on-going litigation efforts in defense of firearms civil rights is rapidly becoming legendary. SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan […]

  • BREYER’S ROBBERY ILLUSTRATES WHY RKBA SO IMPORTANT EVERYWHERE

    BELLEVUE, WA – The recent robbery of Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer at a vacation home in the West Indies should hopefully cause the learned jurist to re-examine his core beliefs about the individual right to keep and bear arms at places other than their primary residence, the Second Amendment Foundation said today. Breyer has […]

  • GUNBROKER.COM BECOMES BRONZE LEVEL SPONSOR IN NEW SAF CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today announced that GunBroker.com has joined SAF’s new corporate sponsorship program at the Bronze level, allying themselves with SAF in the 2012 battle to win back firearms rights one lawsuit at a time. By their generous sponsorship, GunBroker.com demonstrates their strong support of the Second Amendment Foundation and […]

  • SAF APPEALS JUDGE’S DISMISSAL OF MOORE V. MADIGAN CARRY CASE

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation immediately filed an appeal following dismissal of its challenge to Illinois statutes that prohibit the carrying of loaded firearms outside the home for personal protection in the case of Moore v. Madigan. The case is named for individual plaintiff Michael Moore, and defendant Lisa Madigan in her capacity […]

  • CROSSBREED HOLSTERS BECOMES BRONZE LEVEL SPONSOR IN NEW SAF CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today announced that Crossbreed Holsters joined SAF’s new corporate sponsorship program at the Bronze level. Crossbreed Holsters shows their sincere support of our Second Amendment rights in joining the Second Amendment Foundation in our battle to restore firearms civil rights one lawsuit at a time. SAF founder and […]

  • NORTH AMERICAN ARMS BECOMES BRONZE LEVEL SPONSOR IN NEW SAF CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today announced that North American Arms joined the SAF’s new corporate sponsorship program at the Bronze level. North American Arms, a longtime supporter of both the Second Amendment Foundation and the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, with this new offer of support again […]

  • SAF, ANJRPC WILL APPEAL NEW JERSEY RIGHT-TO-CARRY RULING

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation and Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs will appeal a federal judge’s ruling Friday that “the Second Amendment does not include a general right to carry handguns outside the home.” Federal Judge William H. Walls, a Clinton appointee, dismissed a case filed by both organizations challenging […]

  • BLOOMBERG’S SLANDER OF GUN LAW VICTIM ‘DESPICABLE’ – SAF

    BELLEVUE, WA – When Meredith Graves of Tennessee traveled to New York for a job interview last month and was ensnared by New York’s restrictive gun laws, it wasn’t enough that she may face criminal charges for being honest, Mayor Michael Bloomberg had to sully her reputation by alleging she possessed cocaine. The Second Amendment […]

  • AN OPEN LETTER TO NEW YORK MAYOR BLOOMBERG AND MAYORS AGAINST ILLEGAL GUNS

    Dear Mayor Bloomberg: Recent news accounts have once again revealed an ugly truth about New York City: Through the adoption and enforcement of Draconian firearms regulations, the Big Apple is rotten to its core for treating a fundamental, constitutionally-protected civil right as a felony. These laws have recently entrapped a Marine Corps veteran, a female […]

  • SAF, CALGUNS FOUNDATION SUE CALIFORNIA OVER FIREARMS STATUTE

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation has joined the Calguns Foundation and three California citizens in a federal lawsuit against the California Department of Justice and Attorney General Kamala Harris, challenging the state’s requirement that gun owners wait at least ten days before taking possession of an additional firearm. The case is known as […]

  • SAF WINS PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION V. OMAHA BAN ON ALIEN HANDGUN REGISTRATION

    BELLEVUE, WA – A federal judge has granted a preliminary injunction against enforcement by the City of Omaha, NE of an ordinance that prohibits legal non-citizens from registering handguns in the city, in a case brought by the Second Amendment Foundation, the Nebraska Firearms Owners Association and Armando Pliego Gonzalez. The order was granted by […]

  • SAF FILES CONSTITUTIONAL CHALLENGE OF CALIFORNIA ‘ASSAULT WEAPONS’ LAW

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation has filed a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of California’s ban on so-called “assault weapons,” claiming that the statute is “vague and ambiguous” in its definition of assault weapons, leading to the arrest of a California man on two different occasions. SAF is joined in the lawsuit, which […]

  • APPEALS COURT UPHOLDS SAF VICTORY IN LAWSUIT V. SEATTLE PARKS GUN BAN

    BELLEVUE, WA – The Washington State Court of Appeals for Division 1 today unanimously upheld a 2010 King County Superior Court ruling against the City of Seattle’s ban on firearms in city parks in a lawsuit originally brought by the Second Amendment Foundation, other gun rights groups and five individual plaintiffs. SAF Executive Vice President […]


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