Category: FPC Press Releases

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.... Read More
STOP AB 1134

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... Read More

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... Read More

California: Assembly Floor Alerts for AB 1134 and AB 267 (April 7, 2015)

Today, Firearms Policy Coalition submitted the following Assembly Floor Alerts: California Assembly Bill 267 (Jones-Sawyer) – SUPPORT California Assembly Bill 1134 (Stone) – OPPOSE Please use FPC’s powerful Take Action Tools to voice your opinion on these measures.... Read More

California Sheriffs Attack Carry License Applicants in AB 1134

Earlier today, sources confirmed that California’s sheriffs, through their California State Sheriffs’ Association, are behind the anti-CCW Assembly Bill 1134. AB 1134 is an outright attack on the carry license (“CCW”) application process, a new burden on applicants, and a blatant attempt to overturn the Los... Read More

Civil Rights Group Announces Commitment to Billy Johnson’s “Protecting Liberty” Documentary Film Project

New documentary film will show value of Second Amendment rights, take a hard look at violence and its causes. (Roseville, CA and Traverse City, MI) — Firearms Policy Coalition announced its support of a new documentary film, Protecting Liberty, helmed by noted Second Amendment gun rights... Read More

Gun Group Says ‘Traitor’ Joe Manchin Has to Go, Pushes #BootJoe Campaign

(Washington, D.C.) — Following West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin’s March 20 veto of Senate Bill 347, a move possibly inspired by U.S. Senator Joe Manchin’s fierce opposition to the civil rights proposal, gun rights supporters have renewed calls to ouster Manchin from their ranks.... Read More

Senator ‘Traitor Joe’ Manchin Doesn’t Belong in the NRA, Gun Rights Group Says

(Washington, D.C.) – One of the authors of the failed Manchin-Toomey gun control proposal is back, this time working to unravel a civil rights bill overwhelmingly passed by the West Virginia Legislature. United States Senator Joe Manchin, a self-described “card-carrying life member of the NRA... Read More

Second Amendment Historian Clayton E. Cramer to Speak on ‘The Racist Roots of Gun Control’ on March 29 in Sacramento

Sacramento, CA – Firearms Policy Coalition and The Calguns Foundation have announced a special dinner and education event featuring noted Second Amendment historian Clayton E. Cramer, who will give his talk The Racist Roots of Gun Control. Cramer will be joined at the March 29... Read More

ATF RETREATS: Obama Administration runs away from M855 ammo ban

March 10, 2015 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) — In the face of overwhelming public opposition, the Obama Administration is running away from yet another gun control scheme. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives had proposed regulations that would have banned M855 5.56×45 ammunition as “armor piercing.” But the... Read More