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Summary: Federal Second Amendment lawsuit challenging Pennsylvania's ban on the right to bear arms as to law-abiding young adults 

Plaintiffs: Madison Lara; Sophia Knepley; Logan Miller; Second Amendment Foundation (SAF); Firearms Policy Coalition, Inc. (FPC)

Defendants: Defendant Colonel Robert Evanchick, the head and Commissioner of the Pennsylvania State Police

Litigation Counsel: Joshua Prince, Civil Rights Defense Firm, P.C.; Adam Kraut, FPC Director of Litigation Strategy

Docket: W.D. PA case no. 2:20-cv-01582, Third Circuit case no. 21-1832 | CourtListener Docket

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Key Events & Filings:

2021-11-18: Supplemental Response Brief

2021-11-18: Supplemental Brief

2021-10-13: Reply Brief

2021-9-29: States' Amicus Brief

2021-9-23: 28(j) Letter

2021-9-22: Brief for Appellee

2021-6-23: Brief of Plaintiffs-Appellants

2021-4-23: Notice of Appeal

2021-4-16: Opinion

2021-2-1: Opposition to Motion to Dismiss

2021-1-15: Reply in Support of Motion for Preliminary Injunction

2021-1-8: Response to Motion for Preliminary Injunction

2021-1-8: Motion to Dismiss

2020-12-1: Plaintiffs' Motion for Preliminary Injunction and Expedited/Consolidated Trial

2020-10-16: Complaint

2020-10-16: Exhibit List

Related News Releases:

2021-6-30: FPC Files Opening Brief in Second Amendment Lawsuit Challenging Pennsylvania’s Ban on Firearm Carry by Adults Under 21

2020-12-1: FPC Files Motion for Injunction, Seeks Expedited Trial in Second Amendment Lawsuit Challenging Pennsylvania’s Ban on Firearm Carry by 18-20-year-old Adults

2020-10-16: FPC Continues Fight for 2A Rights of Young Adults in New Federal Lawsuit Challenging Pennsylvania Carry Ban