Category: FPC Blog

California’s First Gun Control Law: The Racist Roots and Evolution of the Gun Control Movement

by Jason Davis, civil rights and firearms law attorney at Davis & Associates State of the Law California has one of the most, if not the most, complex and convoluted regulatory structures relating to firearms in the entire United States. The system created by the... Read More

CA gun rights groups The Calguns Foundation, Cal-FFL send letter to Capitola City Council on proposed gun control ordinance

Today, attorney Jason Davis of Orange County-based law firm Davis & Associates sent a letter to the City of Capitola on behalf of second amendment rights groups The Calguns Foundation and California Association of Federal Firearms Licensees.  The letter, shown below, opposes the City’s proposed... Read More

Smith Enterprises stands with U.S. gun owners in opposition to draconian gun control laws

Add Smith Enterprises to the growing list of companies who are taking a stand against gun control. Their press release, posted at their website today, is reposted below in its entirety. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo NYS State Capitol Building Albany, NY 12224 Ron Smith Smith... Read More

Magpul Industries press release says they’ll leave Colorado if gun control bill passes

Magpul Industries joins the growing chorus of firearms-industry firms threatening to move millions of dollars of revenues and jobs out of their home state. In this case, Magpul chief executive Richard Fitzpatrick says that he’ll take their business out of Colorado if the legislature passes gun... Read More

20 U.S. states, CATO, others file briefs to Supreme Court supporting SAF’s Kachalsky carry case

As part of a nationwide, multi-state, and multi-case effort to compel the government to respect the fundamental right to bear arms for self-defense protected under the Second Amendment, attorney Alan Gura in 2010 filed a civil rights lawsuit (Kachalsky, et al. v. Cacase, et. al.)... Read More

Mark LaRue, LaRue Tactical Leading on Policy to Limit State, Local Law Enforcement Sales to Civilian Standards

According to this statement posted on LaRue Tactical’s Facebook page this afternoon, re-posted below in its entirety, LaRue Tactical will use the same state and local laws for private gun ownership to state and local law enforcement agency procurement. We support Mark LaRue’s thoughtful and... Read More

California Senate Democrats Unleash New Barrage of Gun Control Proposals

The full text of the press release is below: Law Enforcement, Mayors Join Senate Democrats in Proposals to Curb Gun Violence February 07, 2013 (Sacramento) – Senate Democrats have unveiled ten legislative actions to curb gun violence in California designed to close loopholes in the existing... Read More

Video of CA Sen. Darrell Steinberg’s Press Conference 2/7/13 “Proposals to Reduce Gun Violence”

21 minutes of rabid anti-rights pontification and rationalization. It’s not a surprise but it never makes watching clips like this less infuriating. Said California Senate Pro Tem Steinberg, “So that’s just a little bit of clarification on what [the proposed laws] do, and why they are... Read More

WVCDL President Keith Morgan takes on “Decision Makers” host Bray Cary

Nearly 200,000 people have viewed the interview of Keith Morgan, president of new FPC member West Virginia Citizens Defense League, by The State Journal’s “Decision Makers” host Bray Cary. If you’re not one of those who have, you need to. Take 10 minutes and enjoy... Read More

Civil rights attorney Don Kilmer, FPC director Brandon Combs speaking in San Jose on Jan 31

Thanks to our friends at Golden State Second Amendment Council, noted civil rights lawyer Don Kilmer will be speaking in San Jose on Second Amendment-related litigation and the road ahead. Don will be joined by FPC managing director and Cal-FFL president Brandon Combs. The meeting, which... Read More