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FPC LAW LEGAL ACTION DOCKET: Get the latest filings here.

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ACTIVE CASES BY JURISDICTION

FEDERAL COURT CASES

Broken down by federal circuit court (see here for a map)

First Circuit

  • Massachusetts
    • Granata v. Healey
      • Challenge to Massachusetts's ban on common handguns/handgun roster

Second Circuit

  • New York
    • Vanchoff v. James
      • Challenge to New York's ban on so-called "assault weapons"
    • Calce v. NYC
      • Challenge to New York City's ban on stun guns/less-lethal arms
    • Greco v. NYC
      • Challenge to New York City's carry ban
    • Everytown v. Fort
      • Intervention to defend federal statutory definition of “firearm” against expansion by anti-rights groups, others

Third Circuit

  • Delaware
    • Rigby v. Jennings
      • Challenge to Delaware's ban on firearm self-manufacturing, truthful speech
  • New Jersey
    • Cheeseman v. Platkin
      • Challenge to New Jersey's ban on so-called "assault weapons"
    • Francisco v. Cooke
      • Challenge to New Jersey's ban on carry, state statutes, and local enforcement practices
    • Kendrick v. Platkin
      • Challenge to New Jersey's purchase permit requirement
    • Bennett v. Davis
      • Challenge to New Jersey's carry ban
    • Suarez v. Evanchick
      • Challenge to Pennsylvania's ban on carry by individuals who are not prohibited from possessing firearms
  • Pennsylvania
    • Lara v. Evanchick
      • Challenge to Pennsylvania's ban on carry by young adults under age 21
    • Williams v. Garland
      • Challenge to the federal lifetime ban under the Gun Control Act by non-violent persons convicted of non-violent crimes that could be (but were not) punishable by more than one year incarceration

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Fourth Circuit

  • Maryland
    • Bianchi v. Frosh
      • Challenge to Maryland's ban on so-called "assault weapons"
    • Call v. Jones
      • Challenge to Maryland's carry ban

Fifth Circuit

  • Louisiana
    • Reese v. ATF
      • Challenge to the federal ban on handgun and ammunition purchases by young adults under age 21
  • Texas
    • Andrews v. McCraw
      • Challenge to Texas's ban on carry by young adults under age 21

Sixth Circuit

  • Michigan
    • Oakland Tactical v. Howell Township
      • Challenge to Howell Township (Michigan) range ban ordinance
  • Tennessee
    • Bassett v. Slatery
      • Challenge to Tennessee's ban on carry by young adults under age 21

Seventh Circuit

  • Illinois
    • Viramontes v. Cook County
      • Challenge to Cook County's ban on so-called "assault weapons"
    • Meyer v. Raoul
      • Challenge to Illinois's ban on carry by young adults under age 21

Eight Circuit

  • Minnesota
    • Worth v. Harrington
      • Challenge to Minnesota's ban on carry by young adults under age 21

Ninth Circuit

  • California
    • Miller v. Bonta
      • Challenge to California's ban on so-called "assault weapons"
    • Renna v. Bonta
      • Challenge to California's handgun “roster” and microstamping bans
    • Nguyen v. Bonta
      • Challenge to California's "1-in-30" firearm purchase ban
    • Wiese v. Bonta
      • Challenge to California's confiscatory ban on so-called "large-capacity magazines"
    • Glass v. San Jose
      • Challenge to the City of San Jose's new firearm taxes/fees, insurance requirements, and speech regulations
    • California v. ATF
      • Intervention to defend statutory definition of “firearm” against expansion by anti-rights groups, others
    • Linton v. Bonta
      • Challenge to California's lifetime firearms ban enforced against individuals who were previously convicted of a non-violent crime but are not federally disqualified from firearms possession
    • Fahr v. San Diego
      • Challenge to the City of San Diego's ban on firearm self-manufacturing, property
    • Altman v. Santa Clara County, et al.
      • Challenge to San Francisco Bay Area counties' shut-downs and elimination of firearm transfers, shooting range practice during COVID
    • McDougall v. Ventura County
      • Challenge to Ventura County's shut-downs and elimination of firearm transfers, shooting range practice during COVID
  • Nevada
    • Palmer v. Sisolak
      • Challenge to Nevada's confiscatory ban on firearm self-manufacturing, property
  • Washington
    • Sullivan v. Ferguson
      • Challenge to Washington's confiscatory ban on so-called "large-capacity magazines"

Tenth Circuit

  • New cases pending

Eleventh Circuit

  • Georgia
    • Baughcum v. Jackson
      • Challenge to Georgia's ban on carry by young adults under age 21

D.C. Circuit

  • Washington, District of Columbia
    • Guedes v. ATF
      • Challenge to ATF's ban on "bumpstock" devices/re-definition of “machinegun”
    • FPF v. U.S. Department of State
      • Challenge to the State Department's denial of records regarding 3D printing, etc.

STATE COURT CASES

California

  • FPC v. Sacramento Sheriff Scott Jones
    • Challenge to Sacramento County's denial of records regarding firearm confiscations
  • Campos v. Bonta
    • Challenge to Calif. DOJ's policy delaying firearm transfers 
  • (Brandeis) Barba v. Bonta
    • Challenge to California's gun owner data-sharing with anti-gun "researchers"

Maryland

Pennsylvania

  • Landmark Firearms v. Evanchick
    • Challenge to the Penn. Attorney General's regulations re-defining “firearm” under state UFA
  • Armstrong v. City of Philadelphia
    • Challenge (through defense) against Philadelphia's enforcement of its pre-empted locked gun ordinance
  • FOAC v. Pittsburgh, PA
    • Challenge to Pittsburgh's gun control ordinances

RECENT FPC DOCKET ENTRIES

August 4, 2022 - United States District Court for the District of Minnesota

August 3, 2022 - Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

August 1, 2022 - Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

July 25, 2022 - Third Circuit Court of Appeals

July 22, 2022 - Superior Court of California (County of San Diego)

  • Campos v. Bonta: Challenging the California Attorney General and Bureau of Firearms over their intentional delay of firearm transactions past the statutory ten day waiting period absent a legal basis.

July 18, 2022 - Third Circuit Court of Appeals

July 14, 2022 - San Francisco Police and Sheriff's Departments

July 12, 2022 - United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

July 8, 2022 - United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas

July 1, 2022 - United States Supreme Court

Click Here for The Complete FPC Docket