Alert: Oppose Anti-Gun Calif. Senate Bill 707 (CCW Ban); Hearing Set For April 27

** GUN RIGHTS ALERT ** On Monday, April 27, 2015 the California Senate Committee on Appropriations will meet and hear the anti-gun Senate Bill 707. Everyone who supports ‘campus carry’ and the Second Amendment right to bear arms should immediately TAKE ACTION to oppose the bill. If passed, SB 707 would expand the Gun-Free School Zone […]

ALERT: Call TX Rep. Herrero TODAY and tell him to schedule pro-freedom bill HB 3884!

** TEXAS FREEDOM ALERT ** On behalf of Knife Rights (an FPC partner civil rights organization), Texas State Representative Harold Dutton (D-5) introduced HB 3884, a pro-freedom measure to repeal the ban on ALL so-called “illegal knives” listed in Texas statute. HB 3884, when passed alongside HB 905 (Knife Rights’ Texas knife law pre-emption bill […]

Civil Rights Groups Urge the Calif. Supreme Court to Affirm Legality of Common Pocketknives

A legal brief urging the California Supreme Court to rule that common, non-locking Swiss Army knives and similar pocketknives are not illegal ‘dirks’ or ‘daggers’ was filed Monday afternoon, the Knife Rights Foundation reports. George M. Lee, a partner at the San Francisco law firm of Seiler Epstein Ziegler & Applegate LLP, wrote the “friend […]

California Legislative Update: April 10, 2015

Numerous California bills that affect your rights are up for hearing, as shown below. Upcoming Legislative Hearings: April 14: Assembly Public Safety Committee QUIRK, Chair 9 a.m. – State Capitol, Room 126 AB 84 (OPPOSE): DNA collection and database for violators of some gun laws AB 950 (SUPPORT): Allows transfers of firearms to an FFL while a GVRO is […]

California: Anti-CCW Bill AB 1134 Passed to Assembly Floor — OPPOSE NOW!

Earlier today, the California Assembly Public Safety Committee passed the anti-CCW bill AB 1134. The bill did not escape serious scrutiny, however. Following tough testimony by Firearms Policy Coalition spokesperson Craig DeLuz, even Committee Chair Bill Quirk (D-Hayward) had pointed questions for the bill’s author (Assembly member Mark Stone, D-Santa Cruz). Republican Assembly members Melissa Melendez […]

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