Category: FPC Press Releases

FPC Applauds Nevada Attorney General for Pro-Gun Legal Opinion on Enforceability of Question 1 Gun Control Scheme

Following the issuance of Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt’s important legal opinion on the enforceability of Nevada Question 1, a gun control ballot initiative funded by Everytown for Gun Safety and wealthy anti-gun elitists like Michael Bloomberg, Firearms Policy Coalition spokesperson and Nevada state... Read More

BREAKING: Calif. DOJ “Emergency” Magazine Ban Regulations Withdrawn

SACRAMENTO, CA (December 29, 2016) — Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) has confirmed that the California Department of Justice (DOJ) has withdrawn their proposed “emergency” regulations on large-capacity magazines. A December 29, 2016 Office of Administrative Law (OAL) memo, sent to Attorney General Kamala Harris today, states that “This notice... Read More

BREAKING: FPC, FPF Sue Annapolis, Maryland Over Ban on Tasers in New Second Amendment Legal Challenge

ANNAPOLIS, MD and SACRAMENTO, CA (December 29, 2016) — Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC), Firearms Policy Foundation (FPF), and Maryland resident Jeffrey Hulbert have filed a new federal Second Amendment lawsuit that seeks to strike down the City of Annapolis, Maryland’s total ban on electronic... Read More

Injunction Sought in First Amendment Lawsuit Challenging Government Takedown of Political Speech Protesting New Gun Control Laws

SACRAMENTO (December 15, 2016) — Today, attorneys for two Second Amendment civil rights advocates have requested an injunction in a federal First Amendment lawsuit challenging a California statute that broadly restricts the Internet publication of the home address or telephone number of any “elected or... Read More

BREAKING: FPC, FPF, and Mayor of Middleburgh Sue Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New York Over Ban on Tasers in New Second Amendment Legal Challenge

ALBANY, NY (December 6, 2016) — Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC), Firearms Policy Foundation (FPF), and New York resident Matthew Avitabile have filed a federal Second Amendment civil rights lawsuit against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo in an effort to strike down the state’s ban on... Read More

FPC, Gun Owners Vow to Keep Fighting Proposition 63

SACRAMENTO (November 9, 2016) — Today, Firearms Policy Coalition and its Stop Prop 63 campaign committee Director of Legislative and Public Affairs Craig DeLuz released the following statement. The passage of California Proposition 63 and other anti-civil rights ballot measures across the country following tens... Read More

BREAKING: “Tyrant Registry” Lawsuit Amended, Adds Massachusetts Man Also Served ‘Takedown’ Notice

Firearms Policy Coalition-supported federal civil rights lawsuit captioned Publius and Hoskins v. Diane Boyer-Vine seeks to strike down a California law that prohibits political speech SACRAMENTO (October 31, 2016) — Today, attorneys representing two people who were served with an information takedown demand by the... Read More

BREAKING: FPC, Civil Rights Groups Urge Ninth Circuit to Reject Petition to Rehear Gun Rights Case Challenging San Francisco Bay Area Gun Store Ban

SAN FRANCISCO (September 30, 2016) — Today, attorneys for Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and five other pro-Second Amendment groups filed a legal brief urging the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to reject a petition to rehear a gun rights case that resulted in a ruling... Read More

Gov. Brown Takes Action on Remaining Gun Bills, Including Two Vetoes Urged by Firearms Policy Coalition

SACRAMENTO (September 26, 2016) – Earlier today, California Governor Jerry Brown took action on the remaining gun bills that were passed by the Legislature. AB 450 – VETOED – McCarty (D-Sacramento) AB 450 would have allowed local governments to radically increase the amount of fees... Read More

Gun Rights Groups Applaud Enactment of California Bill That De-Criminalizes Political Speech Following First Amendment Lawsuit Victory

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed Assembly Bill 884, a measure that followed FPC’s successful federal First Amendment free speech lawsuit FPCSADC, et al. v. Attorney General Kamala Harris.... Read More